Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 13 (Google eBook)

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Navy Records Society, 1899 - Naval history
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Contents

Feb 16 A declaration of the Judges of the High Court of Admiralty of England
81
Feb 17 Order of the Council of State
84
Feb 22 Extract from a resolution of the StatesGeneral
85
Feb 23 ViceAdmiral Johan Evertsen to the Dutch Am bassadors in London
86
Feb 25 Order of the Council of State
88
Feb 27 Extract from resolution of the StatesGeneral
89
March Account of the naval and military preparations of the Dutch
97
March 3 Order of the Council of State
99
March ? Considerations advanced with regard to the dis posal of the one hundred and fifty ships of war prepared for sea by the several Boards of Ad...
100
March 6 Extract from the resolutions of the StatesGeneral
103
March 8 Orders of the Council of State
107
March 10 The Council of State to the Commissioners at the Trinity House
108
Governor of Portsmouth
109
March 11 The Council of State to the officers of the Ordnance no 32 March 11 The Council of State to General Blake
110
March 12 The Collectors of Prize Goods to the Committee
111
March 12 The Dutch Ambassadors in London to the StatesGeneral
112
March 13 The Council of State to the Commissioners of the Trinity House
113
the Navy
114
March 15 Order of the Council of State
116
5a March 19 The Dutch Ambassadors in London to
122
March 24 The Council of State to the Commissioners
128
March 30 Order of the Council of State
136
March 31 The Council of State to General Blake
137
April 2 Orders of the Council of State
138
April 5 William Parrish to Henry Johnson Blackwall
139
April 6 Orders of the Council of State
140
April 16 Report to Parliament on the charge of the Navy
141
April 16 Order of the Council of State
143
April 26 Order of the Council of State
153
April 24 General Blake to Captain Penn
154
April 30 Draft of instructions intended to be issued by the StatesGeneral for the fleet under LieutenantAdmiral Tromp
155
May 3 Report by LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to the States General
159
May 5 Orders of the Council of State
160
May 5 General Blake to Captain Penn
161
May 7 The Dutch Ambassadors in London to the States General
162
May 10 Orders of the Council of State
164
PART III
170
Naval organisation and equipment
176
May 14 Captain Anthony Young to the Speaker
178
May 15 A letter from the Navy
181
May 18 Orders of the Council of State
183
May 19 Orders of the Council of State
185
May 19 The Council of State to William Chant Com mander of the Tiger
186
May 19 Draft by Colonel Disbrowe of a letter from the Council of State to the Justices of the Peace of the County of Devon
187
May 19 Commission from the Council of State to Vice Admiral Penn
189
May 20 Orders of the Council of State
190
May 20 The Council of State to the LordGeneral and Mr Bond
191
May 20 A letter from Dover
192
May 20 General Blake to the Speaker
194
May 20 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to the StatesGeneral
196
May 21 Orders of the Council of State
199
May 21 The Council of State to Captain Henry Toope Commander of the Giles
202
May 21 Resolutions of Parliament
203
May 22 Thomas White to ?
205
May 22 The information of Captain Brandley with the examinations of Dutch prisoners
209
no May 23 Orders of the Council of State
215
1n May 23 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to General Blake
216
May 23 Statement by forty Dutch captains
218
May 24 Orders of the Council of State
222
May 24 The Council of State to the ViceAdmirals of Essex c
225
May 24 The relation of the fight by five English captains
227
May 24 Proposition of the Dutch Ambassadors to the Council of State
228
May 25 Proceedings in Parliament
232
May 25 Orders of the Council of State
234
May 23 The Dutch Ambassadors to LieutenantAdmiral Tromp
237
May 27 Orders of the Council of State
240
May 27 The Dutch Ambassadors to the Council of State
243
May 28 Orders of the Council of State
245
May 29 The Council of State to Admirals ViceAdmirals c
248
May 29 General Blake to Robert Coytmor
249
June 3 The Dutch Ambassadors to the Council of State
270
June 3 The Board of Admiralty in Amsterdam to the StatesGeneral
271
June 4 Orders of the Council of State
274
June 4 The Board of Admiralty at Hoom to the States General
275
June 4 Declaration by fourteen officers of the Brederode
276
June 5 The answer of the Parliament of the Common wealth of England to three papers presented to them by the Ambassadors Extraordinary of the ...
278
Junes Orders of the Council of State
280
June 5 Colonel Nathaniel Whetham to the Ordnance Committee
281
June 7 Orders of the Council of State
286
June 7 The Council of State to the Navy Commissioners
288
June 7 List of ships in the Downs
289
June 7 General Blake to ViceAdmiral Penn
290
June 8 Orders of the Council of State
291
June 10 The Council of State to General Blake
292
June 10 The Council of State to General Blake
293
PART IV
299
June 11 The Council of State to the Navy Commissioners
305
June 12 The Council of State to General Blake
311
June 17 Orders of the Council of State
317
June 21 The Council of State to General Blake
322
June 22 Order of the Council of State
323
June 24 Order of the Council of State
324
June 25 The Council of State to General Blake
325
June 28 Richard Bradshaw Resident for the Common wealth of England with the City of Hamburg to William Poole
326
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June 28 Orders of the Council of State 187 June 29 Orders of the Council of State 188 June 29 General Blake to the Council of State 189 June 30 Or...
337
July 2 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to the StatesGeneral
338
July 3 Order of the Council of State 196 July 3 The Council of State to General Blake
340
July 3 Colonels Morley and Thompson to the Navy Com missioners 341 198 July 3 Sir George Ayscue to the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery Pr...
341
July 4 Orders of the Council of State
344
July 4 The StatesGeneral to LieutenantAdmiral Tromp
345
July 5 Orders of the Council of State 202 July 6 Orders of the Council of State
346
July 5 The StatesGeneral to LieutenantAdmiral Tromp
347
July 6 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to the StatesGeneral
348
July 7 Orders of the Council of State
352
July 8 Orders of the Council of State
353
July 9 Proceedings in Parliament
354
July 9 Orders of the Council of State
355
July 9 Additional instructions from the Council of State to Colonel Thompson Mr Scott and Colonel Dixwell
356
July 10 Orders of the Council of State
357
July 10 The Council of States Additional Articles for Letters of Marque
359
July 10 The Council of State to General Blake
361
July 10 The Board of Admiralty of Amsterdam to the StatesGeneral
362
July n The Council of State to General Blake
363
July 12 Thomas Creswell to the Bailiffs of Yarmouth
364
July 12 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to the StatesGeneral
365
July 13 The Bailiffs of Ipswich to the Council of State
368
July 13 A journal of the movements of the fleets in the Downs
369
July 14 The Council of State to General Blake
371
July 14 A letter from the Downs
372
July 15 General Blake to ViceAdmiral Penn
374
July 15 A letter from Yarmouth
375
July 19 A letter from Landguard Fort
378
July 20 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp ViceAdmirals Evert sen and De With and RearAdmiral Florissen to the StatesGeneral
379
July 21 List of the Dutch ships taken in the North Sea by General Blakes fleet on July 12
383
July 22 Information from Yarmouth
384
July 22 A letter from General Blakes fleet off Shetland
385
July 26 A letter from General Blakes fleet near the Orkneys
386
July 26 A letter from Yarmouth
387
July 26 Copy of the resolution of the chief officers of LieutenantAdmiral Tromps fleet
389
July 27 The resolutions of the officers of Lieutenant Admiral Tromps fleet
391
July 27 Orders by LieutenantAdmiral Tromp
393
July 30 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp ViceAdmirals Evert sen and De Witt and RearAdmiral Florizoon to
395
July 31 A letter from Leith
399
July 31 A letter from Leith
400
August 3 General Blake to ViceAdmiral Penn
406
August 5 A letter from Newcastle
407
August 7 A letter from Wells
408
August 7 LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to the StatesGeneral
409
October Rescript by LieutenantAdmiral Tromp to
415

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Page 332 - Captain and you are also to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as you shall from time to time receive from...
Page 322 - Library : to be by him disposed ' of as there shall be direction given him by the Council. Of which you are not to fail, and for which this shall be your warrant. Given at the Council of State, this 22d day of February 1648.
Page 193 - No,' but said that as they brewed so they should bake. Hereupon we came up to the ViceAdmiral and gave him a broadside, saluting him with nineteen guns, which did great execution. They answered us with another broadside, so that there happened a very hot dispute, in which one of our men had his leg hurt, another his back torn l in all, one slain and four wounded. Their loss is far greater, for, indeed, we plied them close with round and small shot, which forced him at last to take down his flag...
Page 309 - General of the United Provinces. As also a Narrative of the late Engagement between the English Fleet under the Command of General Blake ; and the Holland Fleet under the command of Lieutenant Admiral Trump.
Page 208 - Being come within three leagues of them, they weighed, and stood away by a wind to the eastward ; we supposing their intention was to leave us, to avoid the dispute of the flag. About two hours after, they altered their course, and bore directly with us, Van Tromp the headmost ; whereupon we lay by, and put ourselves into a fighting posture, judging they had a resolution to engage.
Page 15 - Saunders, commander), tacked and stood through the Dutch fleet, with the wind on the larboard side, as Sir John Lawson (then Vice-Admiral of the Red), in the Fairfax, did with his larboard tack aboard, being about a mile on the starboard quarter, and as much astern of the General when the fight began, General...
Page 300 - That a letter be written to General Blake to desire him to send up to the Council a perfect list of the fleet now with him in the Downs...
Page 209 - We have received above seventy great shot in our hull and masts, in our sails and rigging without number, being engaged with the whole body of the fleet for the space of four hours, and the mark at which they aimed. We must needs acknowledge a great mercy that we had no more harm, and our hope the righteous God will continue the same unto us if there do arise a war between us, they being first in the breach, and seeking an occasion to quarrel and watching, as it seems, an advantage to brave us upon...
Page 390 - Dutch officers and seamen lately taken dispersed abroad in the fleet, and there also being great numbers of our seamen disposed into the Dutch men-of-war, whereof no perfect cognisance hath yet been taken : These are therefore to desire you forthwith to cause strict inquiry to be made into all the ships and vessels belonging to your squadron, to know what numbers of Dutch there be aboard the several ships, and how many English are taken out of them for the manning of the said men-of-war, and in what...
Page 204 - ... time, about your repair thither, whither you are to hasten with all speed.' " 20th. Lieut.-Colonel Kelsey dispatched to Dover, to give frequent intelligence to the council of what shall pass in the Downs betwixt the two fleets ; and also to encourage the people of Sandwich to defend themselves. " The Council of State being certified of a fight at sea, occasioned by a fleet of ships of war belonging to the States of the United Provinces against the ships of this commonwealth, by which action,...

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