How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves Updated to 1900
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How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves Updated to 1900

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves"
    • Chapter One.
      • Introductory Remarks.
      • Ships of the Ancients.
      • Nautical Customs derived from the Ancients.
    • Introductory Remarks.
    • Ships of the Ancients.
    • Nautical Customs derived from the Ancients.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Early English Ships (from A.D. 600 to A.D. 1087.)
    • Early English Ships (from A.D. 600 to A.D. 1087.)
    • Chapter Three.
      • The Navy in the days of the Plantagenets—from A.D. 1087 to A.D. 1327.
    • The Navy in the days of the Plantagenets—from A.D. 1087 to A.D. 1327.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Ships and Commerce to the reign of Henry the Seventh—from A.D. 1327 to A.D. 1509.
    • Ships and Commerce to the reign of Henry the Seventh—from A.D. 1327 to A.D. 1509.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Establishment of the Royal Navy of England—from A.D. 1509 to A.D. 1558.
    • Establishment of the Royal Navy of England—from A.D. 1509 to A.D. 1558.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Reign of Elizabeth—from A.D. 1558 to A.D. 1603.
    • Reign of Elizabeth—from A.D. 1558 to A.D. 1603.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • James the First—from A.D. 1567 to A.D. 1625.
    • James the First—from A.D. 1567 to A.D. 1625.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Charles the First to Termination of Commonwealth—A.D. 1625 to A.D. 1660.
      • The Commonwealth.
    • Charles the First to Termination of Commonwealth—A.D. 1625 to A.D. 1660.
    • The Commonwealth.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Charles the Second and James the Second—from A.D. 1660 to A.D. 1689.
      • James the Second.
    • Charles the Second and James the Second—from A.D. 1660 to A.D. 1689.
    • James the Second.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • A View of Naval affairs in Charles the Second’s Reign.
    • A View of Naval affairs in Charles the Second’s Reign.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • William and Mary—from A.D. 1689 to A.D. 1702.
    • William and Mary—from A.D. 1689 to A.D. 1702.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Queen Anne—from A.D. 1702 to A.D. 1714.
    • Queen Anne—from A.D. 1702 to A.D. 1714.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • George the First and Second—from A.D. 1714 to A.D. 1760.
      • George the Second.
    • George the First and Second—from A.D. 1714 to A.D. 1760.
    • George the Second.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • George the Third—from A.D. 1760 to A.D. 1782.
    • George the Third—from A.D. 1760 to A.D. 1782.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • George the Third—from War with Republican France, A.D. 1792, to end of A.D. 1802.
    • George the Third—from War with Republican France, A.D. 1792, to end of A.D. 1802.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • George the Third—from A.D. 1803 to end of war A.D. 1814.
    • George the Third—from A.D. 1803 to end of war A.D. 1814.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • War with United States of America to war in Syria—from A.D. 1811 to A.D. 1840.
      • First War with Burmah—1826.
      • The Second Burmese War—1851-52.
      • Battle of Navarino—1827.
      • Warfare in Syria with Mahomet Ali.
    • War with United States of America to war in Syria—from A.D. 1811 to A.D. 1840.
    • First War with Burmah—1826.
    • The Second Burmese War—1851-52.
    • Battle of Navarino—1827.
    • Warfare in Syria with Mahomet Ali.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • First War with China, and efforts to suppress the Slave-Trade—A.D. 1840.
      • African Coast Blockade.
      • Dhow chasing on the East Coast of Africa.
      • Expedition up the Niger.
    • First War with China, and efforts to suppress the Slave-Trade—A.D. 1840.
    • African Coast Blockade.
    • Dhow chasing on the East Coast of Africa.
    • Expedition up the Niger.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • Warfare in the Nineteenth Century—from A.D. 1845 to A.D. 1900.
      • Captain Loch’s expedition up the Saint Juan De Nicaragua.
      • Attacks on Pirates.
      • War with China—1856.
      • Russian War—1854-55.
      • Operations in the Baltic.
    • Warfare in the Nineteenth Century—from A.D. 1845 to A.D. 1900.
    • Captain Loch’s expedition up the Saint Juan De Nicaragua.
    • Attacks on Pirates.
    • War with China—1856.
    • Russian War—1854-55.
    • Operations in the Baltic.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • The Evolution of the Modern Warship.
    • The Evolution of the Modern Warship.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • Modern Engines of War.
    • Modern Engines of War.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • The British Navy of to-day.
    • The British Navy of to-day.
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