Author Results for F. J. McLynn

Sea Power and the Jacobite Rising of 1745

By F. J. McLynn

The relevance of English sea control to the outcome of the Jacobite rising of 1745 is challenged. It is argued that it did not prevent the advance to Derby, nor hamper the retreat to the Highlands. The planned French invasion from Calais and Boulogne was undermined by lack of support from the Ministers of War […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Other (Eighteenth C)
Subjects include: Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

Sea Power and the Jacobite Rising of 1745

By F. J. McLynn

The relevance of English sea control to the outcome of the Jacobite rising of 1745 is challenged. It is argued that it did not prevent the advance to Derby, nor hamper the retreat to the Highlands. The planned French invasion from Calais and Boulogne was undermined by lack of support from the Ministers of War […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Austrian Succession
Subjects include: Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy