Author Results for J.F. Ruthven

“If her Navy had not been strong” Tenison’s “Elizabethan England” Vol VII 1587-8

By J.F. Ruthven

This article is a mix of book review, a summary of the research undertaken by Tension and his impact on the understanding of English history in this period, and a summary of naval (and social) events of 1587-8 (interspersed with reflections of c.1941 events). Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers | Strategy & Diplomacy

Good Keeping of the Seas: the New History of “Elizabethan England”, Afloat and Ashore

By J.F. Ruthven

A progress report on a History of the Elizabethan era, published by subscription under the auspices of the SNR, having title pages in the style of those times and containing newly released and/or translated original documents appearing to contradict some and amplify other preconceived wisdom.   The four volumes described cover the period 1553 to 1583. Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Merchant Marines | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy