Back to the Jacobites. I’ve come to the end of my draft researches and found an interesting snippet in Kings of the Sea by J. D. Davies. It seems the dying throw of the dice […]
Characters talking up a story.
What happened when William and Mary became King and Queen
I don’t know what I would do without N. A. M. Roger and his books like, The Safeguard of the Seas and The Command of the Seas. They are so thoroughly researched with details of […]
I watched Neil Oliver again and while admitting he was talking of the clans at the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s rebellion, I notice the comment that Charlie lost about a third of his ‘army’ […]
A comment in Roger’s The Guardian of the Seas, that the French purpose in marrying the Dauphine to the Scots princess, Mary (Queen of Scots) was to acquire Scotland as a province, like Aquitaine, made […]
My intention is to do a series on the Navy during the Stuart times, ending with Bonnie Prince Charlie and his escape to France but from the British point of view. That means the search […]
The state of Scotland in late 16th century.
Story lines from the Jacobites.
Is there a sea story?