FROM SOLEBAY TO THE TEXEL: THE THIRD ANGLO-DUTCH WAR, 1672-1674

BARRY (Q.)

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128pp., 4to, fully illus.incl.8 colour plates, P.B. 2018. At Solebay, de Ruyter surprised the English fleet on 28 May 1672; in the intense fighting Sandwich’s flagship, the Royal James was blown up and he was killed. There later followed in 1673 two battles off Schooneveld and then the battle of the Texel.