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The reigns of Edward VI and Mary I remain largely by-passed in naval history, yet it was a vital time for the administration of the navy and it saw the apprenticeship of many who would lead the service in Elizabeth's later years. This volume helps to fill the gap and includes all the extant Treasurer's and Victualler's accounts for the two reigns together with entries taken verbatim from the State Papers which augment the calendar summaries previously published, and correct a good many errors. In addition documents are printed here for the first time from a variety of archives in Britain and abroad.
C.S. Knighton, Archivist of Clifton College, UK, and David Loades, Honorary Research Professor, University of Sheffield, UK
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I Edward VI (1547-1553): The Scottish war and other operations; Establishments, surveys and reports; Accounts and finance. Part II Mary I (1553-1558): The succession crisis; Administration; Operations; Establishments and orders; Accounts; Appendices; List of sources; Index.
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