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The English Navy in an Irish War: Captain George Rooke’s Squadron and the Jacobite War in Ireland, Summer 1689

By Jon Meredith

The article aims to highlight the important role played by the English Navy, in particular about Captain George Rook and his squadron to counteract the dramatic situation faced by King William III during the Jacobite war in Ireland, after the landing of James II in the summer of 1689 from Scotland. By October, the English […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Irish Sea | Other (Early Modern)
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies | Ship Handling & Seamanship | Strategy & Diplomacy | Weapons