Category Archives: English Foreign Policy

Book Review of The Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667): International Raison d’État, Mercantilism and Maritime Strife

Gijs Rommelse. The Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667): International Raison d’État, Mercantilism and Maritime Strife. Hilversum, The Netherlands: Uitgeverif Verloren, 2006. ISBN-13 9789065509079. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Pp. 230. €25.00 (hardcover). England and the Dutch Republic fought three wars in the seventeenth century. The English Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Nine Years’ War and the British Army, 1688-1697: The Operations in the Low Countries

John Childs. The Nine Years’ War and the British Army, 1688-1697: The Operations in the Low Countries. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 1991. ISBN 978-0-71903-461-9. Maps. Notes. Index. Pp. xii, 372. The Nine Years’ War was a major conflict between Louis … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Great Chevauchée: John of Gaunt’s Raid on France 1373

David Nicolle. The Great Chevauchée: John of Gaunt’s Raid on France 1373. Illustrated by Peter Dennis. Raid series. Botley, England: Osprey, 2011. ISBN 978-1-84908-247-1. Illustrations. Maps. Photographs. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. 80. $18.95 (paperback). The Caroline War (1369-1389/96) has received little … Continue reading

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Book Review of William III and the Northern Crowns during the Nine Years War, 1689-1697

Stewart P. Oakley. William III and the Northern Crowns during the Nine Years War, 1689-1697. Outstanding Theses from the London School of Economics and Political Science series. New York and London: Garland, 1987. ISBN 978-0-824-01928-0.  Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Pp. 504. … Continue reading

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Book Review of An English Diplomat in the Low Countries: Sir William Temple and John de Witt, 1665-1672

K.H.D. Haley. An English Diplomat in the Low Countries: Sir William Temple and John de Witt, 1665-1672. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986. ISBN 978-0-198-22917-9. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xiii, 334. England and the Dutch Republic fought three naval wars in … Continue reading

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Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660): A Bibliography

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND WARFARE IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE A Bibliography of Diplomatic and Military Studies by William Young Chapter 5 Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660) Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660): A … Continue reading

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Readings in the Military History of The Hundred Years War (1337-1453)

The Hundred Years War (1337-1453) was a series of conflicts between England and France (and their various allies) for control over the French throne during the Late Middle Ages.  The war started in 1337 as a dispute between Edward III of England (r. … Continue reading

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