Author Results for M.L. Baumber

Parliamentary Naval Politics 1641-49

By M.L. Baumber

The radicals marked their triumph in the Navy by reviving the mixed Navy Commission of 1642, showing very clearly that it was a device to ensure close parliamentary control over the Navy. Yet for a second time its effective authority lasted no more than a year, before renewed allegations of corruption against the merchants provoked […] Read More

Filed under: English Civil War | Mutiny & Discipline | Irish Sea | Other (Early Modern)
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Merchant Marines | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

The Navy and the Civil War in Ireland 1643-46

By M.L. Baumber

This provides a detailed chronological account of how the Royalists and Parliament used their individual navies during the English Civil War to respectively facilitate or thwart Royalist attempts to use the army in Ireland to assist their cause in England. It describes key actors their objectives, constraints, alliances and results. It details the ships and […] Read More

Filed under: English Civil War | Irish Sea
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Harbours & Dockyards | Logistics | Navies

Navy and the Civil War in Ireland 1641-43

By M.L. Baumber

A history of the ships used to supply the garrisons in Ireland after the rebellion of 1641. Description of relations between King and parliament and leaders of both sides in Ireland. Strategy affected by loss of ports in West of England. Read More

Filed under: English Civil War | Irish Sea
Subjects include: Navies