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The Arrest of the Duke de Boufflers, Marshal of France, on 5 September 1695 Featured 17 Aug 2021 Print

The Arrest of the Duke de Boufflers, Marshal of France, on 5 September 1695

The Arrest of the Duke de Boufflers, Marshal of France, on 5 September 1695, by Everard Van Dyckvelt and twelve English Lifeguards, after the Siege of Namur (2 July to 4 September 1695, part of the Nine Years War), in the Spanish Netherlands (present-day Wallonia, Belgium). Another source says that Boufflers was arrested by Brigadier L'Estang. Date: 1695

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William Thompson's fight off Poole, Dorset, 30 May 1695 Featured 17 Aug 2021 Print

William Thompson's fight off Poole, Dorset, 30 May 1695

William Thompson's fight off Poole, Dorset, 30 May 1695. Thompson was a local fisherman whose fishing boat was fired on by a French privateer near the Isle of Purbeck. Although outnumbered 3 to 16, and with few weapons, he defended himself bravely for two hours, and wounded some of the French aggressors. The French ship finally got into difficulties and Thompson took control, sailed her into Poole and received a reward from the Lords of the Admiralty. Date: 1695

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Battle of Portland between English and Dutch ships, off the Isle of Portland in Featured 17 Aug 2021 Print

Battle of Portland between English and Dutch ships, off the Isle of Portland in

Battle of Portland between English and Dutch ships, off the Isle of Portland in the English Channel, under Admiral Robert Blake and Admiral Maarten Van Tromp, 18 February 1653, during the First Anglo-Dutch War (1652-1654). The battle lasted for three days, ending on 20 February. Date: 1653

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