Ship of State
Tags: WARSHIPS; SHIPS of the line; CHARLES II, King of England, 1630-1685; GREAT Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 17th century; PEPYS, Samuel, 1633-1703; GREAT Britain -- History -- 1660-1714; GREAT Britain -- History, Naval -- Stuarts, 1603-1714; GREAT Britain -- Politics & government -- 1660-1714; GREAT Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1660-1714
- Memoires of the Royal Navy, 1690. Appleby, John C. // International Journal of Maritime History;Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p447
A review of the book "Memoires of the Royal Navy, 1690," by Samuel Pepys is presented.
- The Newfoundland Convoy, 1711. Miles, William R. // Northern Mariner / Le Marin du Nord;Apr2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p61
The article discusses the history of British naval convoys and maritime shipping in Newfoundland. British warships escorted fishing vessels and salt ships and provided security for fishing settlements onshore. The author reflects on the political nature of convoy duty during the War of the...
- The Restoration Warship: The Design, Construction and Career of a Third Rate of Charles II's Navy. McKay, John // International Journal of Maritime History;Jun2010, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p389
A review of the book "The Restoration Warship: The Design, Construction & Career of a Third Rate of Charles II's Navy," by Richard Endsor is presented.
- Auld Alliance. Shackleton, William // History Today;Aug2008, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p68
This article presents a letter to the editor regarding the coronation of Charles II, as reported in the July 2008 issue.
- Greenwich Means Time. Heydon, Sue // Hopscotch;Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p29
The article explains the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the standardized time established by King Charles II of England based on an imaginary line through Greenwich, London.
- Owning the King's Story: The Escape from Worcester. Weiser, Brian // Seventeenth Century;Spring99, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p43
Focuses on historians' interpretations of the story of the flight of Charles II of Great Britain's from Worcester, England. Brief story of Charles' escape in September 1651; How Charles' escape affected royal charisma; Imagery inspired by Charles' escape.
- The restoration of Charles II. Sharpe, Emily // Art Newspaper;Jun2011, Issue 225, p32
The article reports on the restoration of an equestrian statue of Charles II in Parliament Square in Edinburgh, Scotland and the confirmation that it is a work by sculptor and wood carver Grinling Gibbons in 2011.
- Christmas with Sam and Elizabeth. White, Ron // History Today;Dec97, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p49
Focuses on how English diarist Samuel Pepys and his wife Elizabeth celebrated Christmas during 1660s. Description of the chronicles written Samuel Pepys about the era; Description and features of the ways he and his wife celebrated Christmas; Historical significance of the chronicles of Samuel...
- The irrepressible Pepys. Allen, Brooke // New Criterion;Jan2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p14
Discusses the informality of the writings by Samuel Pepys. Lack of philosophical inquiry; Self-revelation from a chronicle of travel, politics and public affairs; Acceptance of the irrational and the hypocritical in the journal.