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England's medieval Navy 1066-1509. Ships, men & warfare
Rose, S. (2013). England's medieval Navy 1066-1509. Ships, men & warfare. Seaforth Publishing: Barnsley. ISBN 978-1-84832-137-3. 208 pp.

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Keywords
    Historical account; Navies; ANE, British Isles [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Rose, S.

Abstract
    England's Medieval Navy, 1066-1509 looks at the ways in which English kings after the Norman Conquest learned to use the Navy of England - a term which at this time included all vessels, Royal or private, no matter what their purpose - to increase the safety and prosperity of the kingdom. Within this narrative, Susan Rose describes the design and building of ships and harbour facilities, the development of navigation and ship handling, as well as the world of the English seaman. Comparisons with the navies of England's closest neighbours, particularly France and Scotland, are also made, while notable battles such as Damme, Dover, Sluys, and La Rochelle are included to explain the development of tactics and arms during the period.

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