Elizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605 by Angus KonstamElizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605 by Angus Konstam

Elizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605

byAngus KonstamIllustratorAngus Mcbride

Paperback | September 25, 2000

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The swashbuckling English sea captains of the Elizabethan era were a particular breed of adventurer, combining maritime and military skill with a seemingly insatiable appetite for Spanish treasure. Angus Konstam describes these characters, including such well-known sea dogs as Francis Drake, Walter Raleigh, John Hawkins and Martin Frobisher. For about 40 years they fought a private war with the Spanish, and while their success in defeating the Spanish Armada is well known, this book also covers their exploits in the New World.
Angus Konstam has written several books for Osprey, mainly on 18th century subjects. His recent works include Campaign 44 Pavia 1525 and Elite 67 Pirates 1660-1730. Angus previously worked as a Curator of Weapons at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. He now devotes himself to full...
Title:Elizabethan Sea Dogs 1560-1605Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.87 × 7.26 × 0.16 inPublished:September 25, 2000Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841760153

ISBN - 13:9781841760155

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Table of Contents

Introduction · The Elizabethan Sea Dogs · The Spanish Main and its Defences · The Elizabethan Art of War · The Sea Dogs in Action · The Ships of the Sea Dogs · Bibliography · Commentary on the colour artwork - Index