Admiral Byng: his rise and execution
Ware, Chris (2008) Admiral Byng: his rise and execution. Pen and Sword Books, Barnsley, UK. ISBN 9781844157815Full text not available from this repository.
A new history of Admiral Byng, who was held prisoner in Greenwich Hospital in 1756. Admiral Byng was imprisoned for the second half of 1756 in the southern end of Queen Anne Court, now part of the Old Royal Naval College then of Greenwich Hospital. Then the site housed 3,500 naval pensioners and Queen Anne Court is home of the University of Greenwich Business School. Byng was tried and shot on the quarterdeck of his former flagship, Monarch, in Portsmouth harbour in March 1757.
|Additional Information:|| ISBN 9781844157815 (hbk), 9781844684991 (eBook).|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Admiral Byng, Greenwich, Royal Navy|
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||Greenwich Maritime Institute|
|Last Modified:||11 Apr 2013 14:18|
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