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As a history, Elizabeth s Sea Dogs works well; worthy of a place on a maritime bookshelf. --The Nautilus Telegraph, January issue
a cracking good read --Military History Monthly magazine, April issue
a comprehensive account --Warships International Fleet Review magazine, May issue
will appeal to those with an interest in our maritime history and to those seeking to improve their grasp of the reality of the Elizabethan era --Pennant magazine book review, May 2013 issue
Hugh Bicheno is a writer and historian with a specialist interest in the politics and cutting edge of conflict. His books include Gettysburg (2002), Midway (2002), Crescent and Cross: the Battle of Lepanto 1571 (2003), Rebels & Redcoats: the American Revolutionary War (2003), Razor's Edge: the Unofficial History of the Falklands War (2006) and Vendetta: High Art and Low Cunning at the Birth of the Renaissance (2008).
I was somewhat concerned when Mr Bicheno used the word 'footling', which I had never heard of. Being 67 and quite well read I get unsettled by such things. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ralph Cook
The fascinating truth behind renaissance piracy and the British maritime tradition. No stone (or coin) is left unturned. A wonderfully enjoyable read.Published 9 months ago by shaunb
The book seems a very personal view on a subject that has been badly researched. Statements have been made which are not supported by evidence or clearly states 'though this was... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Janice
My husband tells me that he does like this book. Not one to be read all at once - he keeps going back to it.Published 18 months ago by Red Hazel
This book is not a novel but often reads like one.
We talk of Great Britain without any idea of the thieving and brutality that we perpertrated on other nations to earn that... Read more
Most naval history concentrates on the Napoleonic Wars - but this book gives a new insight into the beginnings of Britain's naval ascendancy when seafarers who learned their trade... Read morePublished on 16 Sept. 2013 by David Owen
I learn't a great deal of the English exploits in Elizabeth's time. This is an interesting read and is recommendedPublished on 22 July 2013 by MR E R TONES
Not so much a novel or story, more a list of facts as they happened. I found it heavy going. I think anyone who is particularly interested in the seafarers of the Tudor age will... Read morePublished on 16 Jun. 2013 by bookworm
slow in starting but got to grips with ALL the facts and a lot more than I knew also mine being electronic I can go back any time or placePublished on 16 April 2013 by Jameslr44