Royal Ships and Their Flags in the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries

By Doreen Hobbs, published November 1994

Abstract

Flags and heraldic symbols helped distinguish ships when literacy was uncommon. Royal inventories give details of the materials used in this period. Contemporary illustrations and descriptions indicate the designs used and accounts for some years give more details of the costs and work involved in their manufacture.

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Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous

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