Author Results for Thomas Glasgow Jnr. and W. Salisbury

Elizabethan Ships Pictured on Smerwick Map, 1580: Background, Authentication and Evaluation

By Thomas Glasgow Jnr. and W. Salisbury

The first part by Glasgow describes the events leading up to the creation of the Smerwick Map, an invasion of Ireland in 1579 led by an Irish renegade, Fitzmaurice, followed after it had been defeated by loyalist forces, by an invasion by Spanish forces, who were also defeated. The map was created by eyewitnesses shortly […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Irish Sea
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Shipbuilding & Design