The royal victory, obtained, with the providence of almighty God, against the Dutch-fleet, June the second 1665. a fight as bloody (for the time and number) as ever was performed upon the narrow-seas, giving a particular accompt of seventeen men of warr taken; fourteen sunk and fir'd. But forty that could escape of their whole fleet, which at this time are hotly persued by the Earl of Sandwich. Their Admiral Opdam slain by the Duke of Yorkes own frigat. Van Trump sunk by Capt. Holmes. The number of their kill'd men amounts to 10000. To the tune of, Packingtons Pound.
Broadside ballad to be sung to the tune of 'Packingham's Pound'. First line - "Let England, and Ireland, and Scotland rejoyce...". Printed at foot of text: "With alowance. June the ninth 1665. Dublin Printed". References throughout to the then Duke of York, James Stewart (1633-1701) who was styled Duke of York from birth; officially created as such in 1644 and succeeded as James II in 1685 upon his brother Charles II's death, when his titles merged with the crown.
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Dublin : [s.n.], 1665.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; obl. 1⁰.
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|LO Folder 7/36||