KINGS OF THE SEA: CHARLES II, JAMES II AND THE ROYAL NAVY

DAVIES (J.)

C006

£30.00

288pp., 100 illus. 2017. Provocative new theory: that the creation of the proper Royal Navy was in fact due principally to the Stuart brothers, particularly Charles II, who is presented here as a king with an acute and detailed interest in naval affairs. The book also reassesses James II s record as a fighting admiral.