Author Results for Tom Glasgow, Jr

Vice-Admiral Woodhouse and Shipkeeping in the Tudor Navy

By Tom Glasgow, Jr

Shipkeepers were professional navy men, maintaining royal ships in peace and forming cadres for wartime crews. Not until Elizabeth 1’s reign was a regular pattern of perpetual shipkeeping established. Vice Admiral Sir William Woodhouse’s ‘book’ on the keeping of the Queen’s ships in Gillingham provided a valuable template to follow, used shortly after his death […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Manpower & Life at Sea

Comments on ‘List of Ships in the Royal Navy from 1539 to 1588’

By Tom Glasgow, Jr

This article is a sequel to this author’s work given in the title, in which he provides additional information on L’Artigo, Mary Willoughby, Bark Ager, The Galley Mermaid, The Galley Elleanor and the Row Barges of Henry VIII in the light of recent comments from readers. Read More

Filed under: Tudors | English Channel | North Sea
Subjects include: Archaeology