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  HMS Royal Charles (1655) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With the Restoration she was renamed HMS Royal Charles, and served as the ship that brought king Charles II back to England in 1660, captained by Sir Edward Montagu.
As Royal Charles she took part in the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
In 1667 flagging English national esteem was further depressed by the raid on the Medway in which a Dutch fleet invaded the Thames and Medway rivers and captured Royal Charles, removing her with great skill to Hellevoetsluis in the United Provinces.
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 Royal Navy: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
HMS Kent is the latest in a long line of famous warships and boasts a proud total of sixteen Battle Honours, including five during the 20th Century.
She was renamed HMS Kent by Charles II in his restoration to the throne.
HMS Kent spent the Year 2000 testing and tuning weapons and sensors prior to entry into the operational fleet in December.
www.royal-marines.mod.uk /static/pages/1837.html   (1519 words)

  
 Story of the Royal Burgh of North Berwick
Some of this exclusiveness the royal burghs had experienced waned after 1660, when fairs and markets began to proliferate where there were no burghs at all, and after 1672 the royal burghs lost practically the whole of their monopoly of foreign commerce.
By 1871, the population of the Royal Burgh numbered 909, the total population in the Parish of North Berwick was 1,427.
The original charter of Royal Burgh was granted to the town in 1373 during the reign of Robert III, but this was suppressed by William, Earl of Douglas who held the barony of North Berwick during that period.
www.northberwick.org.uk /story.html   (10608 words)

  
 Puritan World : Timeline Part 1
Charles I marries Henrietta-Maria de Bourbon, the Catholic youngest daughter of Henry IV of France and Maria de Medici, and the sister of King Louis XIII of France.
However, Charles concedes to the calling of a Scotch Parliament and a general assembly of the Scotch Kirk, neither of which are friendly to him.
Charles I is sent into exile and a republic known as the Commonwealth is set up in Britain, governed by the Rump Parliament and an executive council of state.
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 HMS Royal Charles (1655)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
1667 shows the captured HMS Royal Charles, right of center.]] The 80-gun warship Naseby was built by Peter Pett and launched at Woolwich dockyard in 1655 and originally named in honour of Oliver Cromwell's decisive 1645 victory over the Royalist forces during the English Civil Wars.
Her metal stern piece, showing the English coat of arms with a lion and unicorn along with the white ensign, is now on display in the Rijksmuseum at Amsterdam.
De Royal Charles was het schip dat koning Karel II van Engeland uit Holland terugbracht naar Engeland in 1660.
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 PUSSER'S - The Original Navy Rum
From 1655 to the 19th century, Pusser's Rum was one of the few daily comforts afforded those early seamen of Britain's Navy as they fought around the globe to keep the Empire intact and its sea lanes open.
And so it was that the daily issue of Pusser's Rum, which had stood the test of time as the Navy's longest serving tradition for over 300 years, was cast aside like a piece of flotsam and jetsam where it lay quietly until 1979.
Charles Tobias continues today as CEO of Pusser's and its legendary rum, which is said by experts and epicureans alike to be rich and full-bodied, with an unsurpassed smoothness due to its natural ingredients.
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 Ship Modelers Association - Famous Ships
By midafternoon, the HMS ROYAL CHARLES was in danger of being sunk or surrendered to the EENDRACHT when the Dutch flagship exploded, killing all but five of her 400 crew, including the Dutch Admiral Wassenaer van Obdam.
In the spring of 1666, command of the English fleet was divided between Prince Rubert and George Monck, Duck of Albermarle, in HMS ROYAL CHARLES.
During the withdrawal (or tactical retreat), the HMS ROYAL PRINCE (90 guns) ran aground on Galloper Shoal and was burned by the Dutch.
www.ship-modelers-assn.org /fam0304.htm   (937 words)

  
 Royal Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
HMS Kent is the 12th Type 23 'Duke Class' frigate to be built.
Her Ship's Company will be put through their paces at sea off Plymouth under the watchful gaze of the Flag Officer Sea Training and his Staff before being ready for operational tasking anywhere in the World from the end of March 2001.
After a short parade, in front of their ship the Ship's Company was able to join their families and spend time talking to their Royal Sponsor.
www.royal-marines.mod.uk /rn/print.php?page=1837   (1519 words)

  
 charles royal - Jordan Kennicot
His comment comes after Clarence House, the prince's official residence, took the highly unusual step of issuing a statement naming Charles as the senior royal at the center of the claims and denying...
Charles Pipi Tukukino Royal has over 22 years experience in the cuisine industry in...
The 80-gun warship Naseby was built by Peter Pett and launched at Woolwich dockyard in 1655 and originally named in honour of Oliver Cromwell 's decisive 1645 victory over the Royalist forces during...
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 History In Action Game™ | Education | Real Pirates & Buccaneers
Charles Vane was an English pirate that sailed with Henry Jennings during his raid of the wreck of the Spanish plate fleet in 1716.
Sir Christopher Myngs was an officer in the Royal Navy and the mentor of Henry Morgan.
With a population of 6,000, Port Royal became known for its immoralities and was soon called, “The most wicked and sinful city in the world.” By 1670 it had become one of the New World’s principal slave ports and the center for contraband trade in the Caribbean.
www.historyinactiongame.com /main/education/pirates.html   (10393 words)

  
 UCB Libraries | Special Collections | Discoverers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Charles Darwin’s family profession was medicine, but Charles was unable to stomach the concept or reality of dissection, or surgery without anesthesia.
Since default profession was the clergy, after Charles received his degree he signed on as an unpaid naturalist on the HMS Beagle for a five-year scientific expedition.
When Charles returned with the notes and observations he had made in Teneriffe, Patagonia and the Galapagos Islands, among other locations, he spent several years studying and writing, coming to a conclusion he knew would be incendiary.
ucblibraries.colorado.edu /specialcollections/exhibits/past/Discoverers/discoverers.htm   (3916 words)

  
 The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) [UK]
The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), by M.M. Haldane (The Lowland Scots Regiments, 1918)
Henderson, T.F. Freemasonry in The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment).
The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), 1633-1933 : tercentenary souvenir.
www.regiments.org /regiments/uk/inf/001RScot.htm   (1349 words)

  
 PUSSER'S - The Original Navy Rum
First introduced into the Navy in 1655 as a substitute for beer, by 1731, it was in general use.
The history of rum in Great Britain's Royal Navy was largely that of social change, both in England and the Royal Navy.
Lord Nelson - of "Nelson's Blood" fame - on the deck of HMS VICTORY shortly before he was mortally wounded at the Battle of Trafalgar, October 21st, 1805.
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 Antiquarian Books :: ILAB-LILA :: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
He served in the Royal Navy from 1809 to 1813 and was equerry to Queen Adelaide in 1830 and surveyor-general of ordnance to William IV.
They included Charles Saunders and Hyde Parker, and all the officers went on to achieve flag rank and further distinction except, ironically, Saumarez himself who was killed by a cannon ball during a battle off Cape Finisterre three years after his return to England.
Thisis the wartime diary of a young naval surgeon serving aboard the armoured cruiser HMS KENT during the Battle of the Falklands in 1914.
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 Pirate Strongholds & Hideouts
The town of Port Royal is found on the southeast coast of Jamaica (and geographically situated at the centre of the Caribbean, very handy for any trading or piratical expeditions you might be a-plannin’!).
Charles II had no doubt enjoyed seeing Spain suffer such defeats and he certainly enjoyed the wealth that the privateering commissions brought him personally and so didn’t actually order Lyttleton to outlaw the privateering.
During the early years of the town, the governors and royal officials were powerless to take action against them because of their great numbers, so they enjoyed the same privileges as the privateers.
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NOTE: Notwithstanding Les Allison, Canadians in the Royal Air Force, there is no evidence that he was awarded a DSO as well.
Royal Air Force Personnel Management Agency, in a letter to H.A. Halliday dated 21 September 1999, stated that he was born in Canford Cliffs, Poole, England in 1910 but that he had lived in Canada.
Royal Air Force Personnel Management Agency, in a letter to H.A. Halliday dated 21 September 1999, stated that he was born in Woolwich (London) in 1916.
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 Royal Navy Ship of the Line
On 14th April 1953 HMS Conway was under tow from her normal mooring to Birkenhead up the Menai Strait/ the Swellies between the Welsh mainland and Anglesey.
Close to a place called the Platters on the Caernarfon side of the strait she ran aground due to strong currents and could not be refloated.
Admiral Sturdee was a Lieutenant on HMS Martin opposite in 1880.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /sailship.htm   (1066 words)

  
 Rum in the Royal Navy
The official reason for stopping the tradition of supplying a tot to ratings was that the Royal Navy had much sophisticated equipment and weaponry onboard and needed sober sailors to operate it.
HMS Dolphin was one of the establishments that had a gun carriage bearing a coffin that was flanked by two drummers and led by a piper playing a lament.
HMS Tenby was having a refit in Devonport.
www.axfordsabode.org.uk /spirit.htm   (951 words)

  
 Discover Jamaica - Highlight on Kingston
Land excavations at the Port Royal Dockyard revealed another section of the old city including a buried church and a long-boat but due to lack of funds this dig was put on hold.
Built in 1655 right after the English had captured the island it was first named Fort Cromwell after the Lord Protector but when the monarchy was restored the name was changed to Fort Charles for Charles II.
Shortly afterwards, as post-captain of the HMS Hinchinbrooke, he left for Nicaragua where he contracted both fever and dysentery; returning to Jamaica he was nursed back to health by Couba Cornwallis, a beautiful quadroon, famous herbalist, and mistress of the island s Governor.
www.discoverjamaica.com /gleaner/discover/tour_ja/tour5.htm   (2152 words)

  
 Thomas English
The classic "Lord's Prayer" was written in 1935, and was in the process of being rejected by publishers when John Charles Thomas heard it and insisted on recording it.
John Charles Thomas was a real star, not a Vaudeville comedian or a local New York celebrity, but a cultural icon of undeniable seriousness.
John Charles Thomas who was in town for a concert led off the festivities with a heartfelt rendition of the nation Anthem.
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 ART / 4 / 2DAY
He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1872 and 1914, and his work was well received at the Salon in Paris.
Masson was admitted to the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts et l’Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Brussels at the age of 11.
In their assessment critics noted the harmony, freshness and firmness of line in the painting, although the work was eclipsed at the Salon by that of the younger Jacques-Louis David, who was received (reçu) as a full Academician that year with Andromache Mourning Hector (1783).
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 Capt Fredrick Lewis Maitland
From Cape Francois had been taken by HMS Edinburgh retaken by a French privateer and bound for Port au Prince loaded with sugar and indigo Sent a PO and 8 seamen on board to take charge of her and brought the French prisoners on board.
P374 - 376 MAITLAND, Honourable Frederic, was the sixth son of Charles, the sixth earl of Lauderdale, and the lady Elizabeth Ogilvy, daughter to James, earl of Finlater and Seafield.
Lewis Maitland, a Captain in the R.N., was son of Charles, sixth Earl of Lauderdale, and had one brother, Richard, a Colonel in the Army, and another, John, a Lieutenant-Colonel in the R.M. He commanded the ELIZABETH 74 in Keppel and Rodney's actions, and afterwards captured a French 64-gun ship.
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 NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES
Paullin, Charles O. The Navy of the American Revolution: Its Administration, Its Policy and Its Achievements.
Smith, Charles R. Marines in the Revolution: A History of the Continental Marines in the American Revolution, 1775-1783.
Stout, Neil R. The Royal Navy in America, 1760-1775: A Study of Enforcement of British Colonial Policy in the Era of the American Revolution.
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 Hissem_Garnets of Kirkby Lonsdale
6., endowed with £400 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Vicar of Kirkby-Lonsdale.
Charles Gibson, the elder, died on sixteenth July 1823, leaving a widow.
It was then sold privately to William Garnett of Salford, with the sitting tenants on existing leases, and Lady Dallas, Charles Gibson the elder's widow, remaining in residence at the Hall until 1 April 1843.
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 31 William Champion
In the next year, in consort with the Royal Fortune they attacked many ships, including the Phoenix, the York, the Jason and the Mercy from Bristol, and they added crewmembers with every capture.
He was soon involved on the rebel side in the defence of Bristol in the mid 1640s, against the Royalists, by holding out and Repelling Prince Rupert from Germany, the nephew to King Charles I in a stiff action at Fort Pylle which protected the northern approach to the city, at Kingsdown.
The next overseas action was to seize Jamaica from the Spanish in 1655.
pages.prodigy.net /rodney.broome/pirbridgwater.htm   (699 words)

  
 24 Nov History: This Date   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Childers became an advocate of Irish home rule and he and his wife used their sailboat to smuggle arms that were used by the Irish rebels during the Easter Uprising of 1916.
Darwin's theory of natural selection argues that species are the result of a gradual biological evolution of living organisms in which nature encourages, through natural selection, those species best suited to their environments to propagate future descendants.
By the time Darwin returned, he had developed an outstanding reputation as a field researcher and scientific writer, based on his many papers and letters dispatched from South America and the Galapagos Islands, which were read at meetings of prominent scientific societies in London.
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 Descendants of Charles Vidal of Jamaica
While serving with the "Pylades" he became involved in the Fenian uprising* in Canada and on June 4th 1866 in command of the hired river steamer "Royal" with 40 ratings from the "Pylades", he sailed up the St Lawrence river "with thousands of Fenians on the river bank" and not a shot was fired.
Charles Henry Vidal was born on 26 Sep 1886 in 37 The Avenue, Sunderland, Co. Durham, was baptized on 3 Nov 1986 in Christ Church, Bishopwearmouth, Co. Durham, and died on 29 Jul 1948 in 50 Sloane Street, London, SW1
Charles Herman Vidal-Hall was born on 18 Mar 1865
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 Nathaniell Basse A Polemic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The loss of respect for the royal family that this engendered in the people was one of the main catalysts of the revolution.
The statement that the burial took place in 1655 is that of the Keeper of Manuscripts: Stephen Freeth.
According to the museum at Jamestown, a cross-Atlantic voyage in 1655 took an average of three months (the speed of the ship was totally dependent on the wind).
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 Naseby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Hotel in Naseby, one of the foremost landmarks in the town is still a centerpoint today.
A British warship was named the Naseby in honor of the battle; it was later (after the change of government) renamed the Royal Charles.
This page was last modified 15:58, 23 May 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Naseby   (164 words)

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