Prince Rupert: admiral and general-at-sea
Constable, 1998 - Всего страниц: 336
This sequel to Prince Rupert: Portrait of a Soldier examines the prince's later career as an admiral and general-at-sea. An astute portrait of an engaging, vigorous, supremely intelligent man and a vivid picture of life at sea in the 17th century.
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