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Admiral Byng: His rise and execution

Admiral Byng: His rise and execution

Ware, Chris (2008) Admiral Byng: His rise and execution. Pen & Sword Maritime, Barnsley, UK. ISBN 9781844157815

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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.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: [1] ISBN 9781844157815 (hbk), ISBN 9781844684991 (eBook).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Admiral Byng, Greenwich, Royal Navy
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Pre-2014 Departments: Greenwich Maritime Institute
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Last Modified: 27 Mar 2017 09:32

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