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Admiral Byng : his rise and execution

Author: Chris Ware
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Admiral John Byng, this title covers his whole long career, 40 years at sea, from a 14-year-old Captain's servant to Admiral of the Blue, offering much insight into Georgian navy.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Byng; John Byng
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Ware
ISBN: 9781844157815 1844157814
OCLC Number: 455936209
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Destined for the Navy 11 --
Chapter 2 A Most Unsatisfactory War 25 --
Chapter 3 Blue Water and Fog 30 --
Chapter 4 Rock of Contention 49 --
Chapter 5 Council of Despair? 76 --
Chapter 6 The Politics of Execution 87 --
Chapter 7 An Opportunity of Acquitting 112 --
Chapter 8 A Proper Object of Mercy 140 --
Chapter 9 Death of an Honourable Man 159.
Responsibility: Chris Ware.

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