Tudor Warships (2): Elizabeth I’s Navy (New Vanguard) (Paperback)

Tudor Warships (2): Elizabeth I’s Navy (New Vanguard) By Angus Konstam, Tony Bryan (Illustrator) Cover Image

Tudor Warships (2): Elizabeth I’s Navy (New Vanguard) (Paperback)

By Angus Konstam, Tony Bryan (Illustrator)

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This is book number 149 in the New Vanguard series.

In his second volume on the Tudor Navy, naval expert Angus Konstam covers the extraordinary transformation of the Tudor fleet during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. This period witnessed the birth of a whole new breed of warships designed to dominate the seas and expand the corners of the Empire. Detailing warfare during the age of Sea Dogs, such as Sir Francis Drake and Walter Raleigh, and the landmark event of the Spanish Armada, he explains the technological innovations that allowed this small but efficient navy to defeat the larger Spanish fleet.

Packed with new research, in-depth analysis, photographs, full-color reconstructions and detailed cutaway artwork, this book is a must for any lover of maritime history and for anyone who wants to understand how Britain came to rule the waves, creating and retaining her supremacy across the seas throughout the age of fighting sail.

Angus Konstam is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and has written widely on naval history, with well over a hundred books in print. He is a former Royal Navy officer, maritime archaeologist and museum curator, who has worked in the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. Now a full-time author and historian, he lives in Orkney.
Product Details ISBN: 9781846032523
ISBN-10: 1846032520
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: November 18th, 2008
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: New Vanguard