CALL FOR PAPERS – TRAFALGAR CHRONICLE

I am pleased to post this request from the co-editors of the Trafalgar Chronicle: CALL FOR PAPERS TRAFALGAR CHRONICLE PUBLICATION DATE: FALL 2021 THEME: GEORGIAN NAVY ENCOUNTERS WITH INDIGENOUS CULTURES AND ENSLAVED POPULATIONS For four decades, the Trafalgar...

1792 Overview

?In 1792 war clouds gathered over Britain as revolutionary France took up arms against her continental neighbours. The Prime Minister, William Pitt, was initially averse to hostilities and was more intent on making economies in the armed forces, and so when France...

1791 Overview

?March Vice-Admiral Lord Hood began to commission a fleet of thirty-six sail of the line when concern over Russia?s territorial ambitions threatened to invoke Britain?s Triple Alliance with Prussia and the Netherlands. Eventually, opposition to a possible war in...

1790 Overview

  A crisis known as the ?Spanish Armament? developed during April that was by far the most serious since the end of the American Revolutionary war. Britain and Spain clashed over the rights to Nookta Sound on the North American Pacific coast, and although the...