The Principal Officers of the Navy

By A.W. Jones, published February 1928


This article gives a brief over view of the creation (mainly during Henry VIII reign) of the main principal officers and those who undertook these roles up to the Restoration. It provides full details of known duties, wages and allowances, the background of those offered roles and touches on the abuses of the naval administration during Mansell’s control and subsequent inquires.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Logistics | Navies

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