Memoirs of the English Affairs, Chiefly Naval, from the Year 1660, to 1673

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A. Bettesworth, 1729 - 280 pagina's
 

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Pagina xii - Fleet; and was in the Revenge, Commanded by Sir Thomas Tiddiman, when the Attack was made on the Port of Bergen in Norway, the Dutch ships having got into that Port. It was as desperate an attempt as ever was made: during the whole Action, the Earl of Rochester...
Pagina 11 - THE FOUR YEARS VOYAGES OF CAPT. GEORGE ROBERTS; Being a Series of Uncommon Events, Which befell him In a Voyage to the Islands of the Canaries, Cape de Verde, and Barbadoes, from whence he was bound to the Coast of Guiney. The Manner of his being taken by Three Pyrate Ships...
Pagina 11 - Triumphatus : or Full and Plain Evidence concerning Witches and Apparitions. In two Parts. The First treating of their Possibility; the Second of their Real Existence.
Pagina 178 - States, do hereby constitute and appoint . my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name...
Pagina xii - India fleet ; and was in the Revenge, commanded by sir Thomas Tiddiman, when the attack was made on the port of Bergen, in Norway, the Dutch ships having got into that port. It was as desperate...
Pagina xiv - Rochester and the last of these entered into a formal engagement, not without ceremonies of religion, that if either of them died, he should appear, and give the other notice of the future state, if there was any ; but Mr. Montague would not enter into the bond. When the day came that they thought to have taken the Dutch fleet in the port of Bergen, Mr.
Pagina xiv - Montague, though he had such a strong presage in his mind of his approaching death, yet he generously staid all the while in the place of greatest danger. The other gentleman signalized his...
Pagina xiv - The other gentleman signalized his courage in a most undaunted manner, till near the end of the action ; when he fell on a sudden into such a trembling that he could scarce stand : and Mr.
Pagina 11 - till he arriv'd at the Island of St. Nicholas, from whence he was blown off...
Pagina xiii - Clifford, who was in the same ship, often magnify his courage at that time very highly. Nor did the rigours of the season, the hardness of the voyage, and the extreme danger he had been in, deter him from running the like on the very next occasion: for the summer following he went to sea again, without communicating his design to his nearest relations. He went aboard the ship commanded by sir Edward Spragge, the day before the great sea-fight of that year. Almost all the volunteers that were in the...

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