Author Results for courtesy of R. C. Anderson

Document: A Collection of Shipbuilding Contracts

By courtesy of R. C. Anderson

Details of nine contracts for building or rebuilding men-of-war between 1649 and 1701. A transcript of the contract for the Foresight 1690, endorsed by John Taylor, Christopher Pett and Jonas Shish of Deptford Kent, is included. Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies | Shipbuilding & Design

Document: Popham in the Tagus 1650

By courtesy of R. C. Anderson

The letter of 14 August 1650 is from Edward Popham, one of the Generals at Sea, to Sir Henry Vane. In it he explains the problems being experienced in trying to intercept Rupert and his allies and prevent them breaking out of the Tagus. Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | English Civil War
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Logistics

Document: Particulars of the “Couronne” of 1638 Part I

By courtesy of R. C. Anderson

The extract is a transcript of a document housed in the French Bibliotheque Nationale and remains in French without translation. This document is mentioned by M. de la Ronciere in his “Histoire de la Marine Française”, with the particulars being comprehensive. Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies | Shipbuilding & Design