By Graham Cushway
The booklet covers intimately an important sea battles of Edward III's reign - Sluys, Winchelsea and l. a. Rochelle - in addition to raids and naval blockades. It highlights the platforms by way of whichships have been introduced into carrier and mariners recruited, and explores how those have been resisted through mariners and coastal groups. It additionally tells the tale of the variety of personalities, heroes and villains who stimulated the improvement of the military within the reign of Edward III.
GRAHAM CUSHWAY holds a PhD in Maritime historical past from the collage of Exeter.
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