Author Results for E. S. de Beer

The Lord High Admiral and the Administration of the Navy

By E. S. de Beer

The medieval “Admiral of England, Ireland and Aquitaine” was head of the Admiralty-jurisdiction and had no connection with the King’s ships and no claim to be appointed to the command of any naval expedition. The King’s ships, when not in use, were left in charge of the Clerk of the Ships, an officer entirely independent […] Read More

Filed under: High Middle Ages | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration