Author Results for J. J. N. McGurk

Rochester and the Irish Levy of October 1601

By J. J. N. McGurk

Rochester had not been previously used for shipping levies to Ireland, but in October 1601 the presence of the royal navy’s ships under Admiral Sir Richard Leveson at Chatham and Rochester enabled troops to be embarked without delay. Of the four major ports involved in the largest embarkation exercise of the war Rochester took the […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | English Channel
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Navies