The Tudor Navy, November 2015

The Mary Rose

The Great Harry


November 2015’s second episode (Happy Thanksgiving, Americans!)
 is on the rise of the Tudor Navy.  In two generations England went from being a nation with a navy of fewer than ten ships to one that could defeat the mighty Spanish Armada on the sea.  Here are the show notes and links.

(not really Renaissance — the first recorded singing of Drunken Sailor was in 1839 — but still fun to listen to while you’re reading)

Websites
http://www.maryrose.org with information about the Mary Rose
http://www.nmrn-portsmouth.org.uk/  The National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth

Books
Great Harry’s Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower by Geoffrey Moorhouse

Videos
The Excavation of the Mary Rose (in parts – this is part 1)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x08oagCDCC8

An interesting documentary on YouTube: Tudor Seapower
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOVSjqsw07k

Dan Snow did a Periscope the same day I recorded this podcast inside the reconstruction of the Mary Rose.  Watch a replay of it here:
https://katch.me/thehistoryguy/v/e412d3a8-f066-3606-9a07-91a591387076

Random People and Places
Andrew Barton – Scottish Pirate
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Barton_(privateer)

The Flanders Galleys
http://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/bitstream/handle/1969.1/ETD-TAMU-2012-05-10762/HIGGINS-THESIS.pdf?sequence=2

The 1512 loss of the Regent
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/emforum/projects/adayinhistory/10august1512/

If you’re into maritime history and haven’t yet discovered the Maritime History Podcast, get thee to iTunes (or your podcast aggregator of choice): www.maritimehistorypodcast.com

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