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D'Engelse trompette verbrydende t'onverghelijck ende onwinbaer beleydt vanden Prince Robert ende Hertogh van Albemarle gheseyt Monck inden seer memorabelen zeeslagh ghelevert den 4. Augustus nieuwen stijle 1666. Tusschen de seer vreesbare vloote vanden grooten monarch van Engelandt. Ghecommandert door de voorseyde onwinbaere helden, ende die vande .. Vereenighde Nederlanden in dit haer 1667 van de zeesche oorloghe dienende tot een voorbeeldt aenden Hertogh van Beaufort hooft-admirael vande vloote. Naer de eerste Fransche copije ghedruckt tot Parijs.
(No pl., 1667). Modern wrappers. 4to. 14 pp.The naval St James' Day Battle (also known as the St James' Day Fight), the Battle of the North Foreland and the Battle of Orfordness) took place on 25 July 1666 - St James' day in the Julian calendar then in use in England (4 August 1666 in the Gregorian calendar), during the Second Anglo-Dutch War and was fought between fleets of England, commanded jointly by Prince Rupert of the Rhine and George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, and the United Provinces commanded by Lieutenant-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter. In the Netherlands, the battle is known as the Two Days' Battle.The battle was a clear English victory. Dutch casualties were enormous, about 1,200 men had been killed or seriously wounded. - (Margins cut short, soiled). - Rare.Only one copy known in the Ghent University Library; not in Cat. NHSM and Knuttel.
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