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Squadron sent to reinforce Vice Admiral Boscawen's Fleet in North America, May 1755

Sailed 8 May 1755 under the command of Rear Admiral of the Blue Francis Holbourne.

Ship Rate Guns Capt. Name Capt. Surname Notes
Seven Years' War

Ships of the British Fleet sent to North America in April 1755

A list of the ships in Vice Admiral of the Blue the Hon. Edward Boscawen’s fleet that sailed to North America in April 1755 in pursuit of the French fleet under the command of M. 105 more words

Seven Years' War

"Touché Mademoiselle!"

In 2011, London art sleuth and dealer, Philip Mould, discovered an interesting eighteenth-century portrait of a seated woman wearing a hat. Mould purchased the painting which, once relieved of its accumulated grime, revealed a five O’clock shadow on the woman’s face. 434 more words


Historical Fiction Research and Chapter One for Language of the Bear

Language of the Bear is THIS close to publication! We had some back and forth with our editor for a bit, and are now finalizing edits and cover art. 408 more words

Evan Ronan

Culture of War: French and Indian War (Part 1)

When the British Empire and France once again went to war in 1754, scarcely five years after the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ended the War of the Austrian Succession (or King George’s War, as it was known in America), Britain and her colonies were exceedingly well positioned for victory in North America. 1,347 more words

Military History

Volley & Bayonet Corbach (Seven Years' War)

Last Saturday, my son and I went to Mark’s house and played the Battle of Corbach (Seven Years’ War) with Volley & Bayonet. We had played this battle several years ago (see this post from my blog: … 354 more words

Games Played

The Battle of Minorca 1756

The Battle of Minorca, fought between the English and the French was the first major naval battle of the Seven Years War. Although tactically indecisive, the result led to a major strategic victory for the French, with the capture of the Island of Minorca. 978 more words

Naval Battles