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Portrait of the river Medway

Penn, Roger.

Portrait of the river Medway

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Medway, River Valley (England),
  • Medway, River (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Medway, River Valley (England) -- Description and travel.,
    • Medway, River (England) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRoger Penn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.M4 P46 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3523554M
      ISBN 10070919434X
      LC Control Number82107893

      It was a black tarred smock mill, and it drove four sets of stones. Meanwhile, the first Dutch frigates to arrive had already begun to move the Edward and Eve away, clearing a channel by nightfall. After raising the alarm on 6 June at Chatham DockyardCommissioner Peter Pett seems not to have taken any further action until 9 June when, late in the afternoon, a fleet of about thirty Dutch ships was sighted in the Thames off Sheerness. On 27 June an attempt to enter the Thames beyond Gravesend was called off when it became known that the river was blocked by blockships and five fireships awaited the Dutch attack. The Wartime freighter was carrying 7, tons of bombs and ammunition when it sank off Sheerness in In the Sixties, a group of students threatened to blow it up as part of a rag week jape. The raid thus cost the English four of their remaining eight ships with more than 75 cannon.

      OK Cancel Search stock photos by tags show all Similar stock images. As a further measure of economy, on 24 March the Duke of York had ordered the discharge of most of the crews of the prize vessels, leaving only three guard ships at the Medway; in compensation the crew of one of them, the frigate Unity former Eendracht, the first ship to be captured from the Dutch infrom the privateer Cornelis Evertsen the Youngest was raised from forty to sixty; also the number of fireships was increased from one to three. Not only had a succeeded in sailing around the world, but he had also managed to capture lots of Spanish gold, set up trade with Ternate one of the Spice Islands and claim California for Queen Elizabeth. Since the Command of the Oceans gallery has summed up the rich heritage of the site, using cutting-edge multimedia and interactive displays. Strood Academy is the only secondary school in Strood.

      Nevertheless, the crew of Captain Jan van Brakel could not control themselves. Rochester is also home to the second oldest Cathedral in England founded in AD. He was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of LondonLondon Numismatic Society and was founder member of the British Archaeological Association Here are some facts about the English sea captain, Sir Francis Drake. England had only a small army and the few available units were dispersed as Dutch intentions were unclear. People[ edit ] An illustration of flowers including Columbine and larkspur by Anne Pratt Anne Pratt —the botanist, was born in Strood.


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Although it had died out by the s, the Sweeps Festival has been brought back to life since Pen [sic] come, being returned from Chatham, from considering the means of fortifying the river Medway, by a chain at the stakes, and ships laid there with guns to keep the enemy from coming up to burn our ships; all our care now being to fortify ourselves against their invading us.

As a result, there was much confusion. No wonder the Montgomery is also known as the Doomsday Ship. This triumphalism by De Witt's States faction caused resentment with the rivalling Orangist faction; when the States regime lost its power during the rampjaar ofCornelis's head was to be ceremoniously carved out from the painting, after Charles had for some years insisted the picture would be removed.

The Strood Hill Mill was a smock mill that was demolished in From a distance, while driving past, the artwork may not look in bad condition. Herbert, the tenant of a market garden in Strood, who had given it to Crittenden. Fields Mill on Broom Hill burnt down in Hudson, the cooper, my neighbour, and tells me that he come from Chatham this evening at five o'clock, and saw this afternoon "The Royal James," "Oake," and "London," burnt by the enemy with their fire-ships: that two or three men-of-war come up with them, and made no more of Upnor Castle's shooting, than of a fly An letter to the Journal of horticulture and practical gardening claimed that the original seedling had been found by a Mr.

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It then transpired that no surgeon was available and most of the soldiers of the Scottish garrison now deserted. So Bruncker goes down, and Sir J. At the Strood end the canal was entered through a lock into Frindsbury basin and then entered a tunnel.

Only in the afternoon of 10 June did Charles instruct Admiral George Monck, Duke of Albemarle to go to Chatham to take charge of matters, a full three days later ordering Admiral Prince Rupert to organise the defences at Woolwich.

Pett proposed that several big and smaller ships be sunk to block the Musselbank channel in front of the chain. Migrants from its territories have made the Netherlands a very multiethnic, fascinating country.

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This chain system had been built during the English Civil War to repel a possible attack by the Royalist fleet, replacing earlier versions, the first dating back to If you have information to share please complete the form below.

Meanwhile, the first Dutch frigates to arrive had already begun to move the Edward and Eve away, clearing a channel by nightfall. All gave orders countermanding those of the others so that utter confusion reigned. The next day it transpired however that most officers were in for a bit of adventure; they had just given their professional opinion for the record so they could blame the politicians should the whole enterprise end in disaster.

They had had earlier plans for such an attack in after the Four Days Battle but were prevented from carrying them out by their defeat in the St James's Day Battle. OK Cancel Search stock photos by tags show all Similar stock images.

View discounts This image is no longer for sale. You can buy a print of most illustrated portraits. To do this the men first intended for the warships to be protected were used, so the most valuable ships were basically without crews.

The link between the two lines was used to run services from the Chatham line onto the North Kent Line. The Hawkins family were making their money by trading and privateering attacking ships of an enemy country and taking their valuable goods.

These men had strict orders by Cornelis de Witt not to plunder, as the Dutch wanted to shame the English whose troops had sacked Terschelling during Holmes's Bonfire in August He was the founder of the Colegio Comercial Anglicano Argentino and the founder of Argentinean football club Newell's Old Boyswhich is named in his honour.

Seven remained, but their position became untenable when some Dutch marines landed about a mile away. There was a loop between the lines at Strood, opened 29 March which closed in Drake returned to England in Michael Daks is an English multi-disciplinary artist currently based in Rochester, Kent after a 20 year stint in NYC & Paris.

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