The Expeditions of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. 127.
Aldershot, Navy Records Society / Temple Smith. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0566055783) Hard Cover. 380 pp, 8vo (9" H) - blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold emblem on front board. B&w frontispiece, maps. Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Letters and Papers: The Origins and Original Purposes of the Expedition, August-October 1588; Preparations in England, October-December 1588; Sir John Norris in the United Provinces, October-December 1588; The Troops ordered to the Ports, December 1588-January 1589; Mounting Costs, December 1588-February 1589; Difficulties and Delays, January-February 1589; Orders, Instructions, and Proposals, January-March 1589; Contrary Winds and Financial Problems, March-April 1589; The Earl of Essex joins the Expedition, April 1589; Operations at Corunna, April-May 1589; First Reactions at Home, May 1589; Operations in Portugal, May-June 1589; Return and Disbanding, June-July 1589; Recollections and Reflections, July 1589 onwards; The Hanseatic Prizes and the Dutch Flyboats; Making up the Accounts; Appendices: Lists of ships and their officers; Army lists; Wingfield's date for the entry into Lisbon suburbs; The dating of Drake's letter of June 2; An earlier visit to Santander?; List of Letters and Papers and their Sources; Index. Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing to boards, heavy bump to fore-edge of rear board - migrates slightly into last few pages, small bump to corners of boards and to top edge of front board. Good+/No Jacket.
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Keywords: Sir John Norris, Sir Francis Drake, Portugal, Spain, 16th Century, United Provinces, Earl of Essex, Corunna, Hanseatic League, Dutch Flyboats, British Naval Expeditions, Don Antoinio, Anthony Ashley, Isles of Bayona, Bergen-Op-Zoom, Colonel Brett, William