ALS from James II in Dublin during his Irish campaign,
1689 May 16.
|Main Creator:||James II, King of England, 1633-1701|
Describes the progressive states of a sea battle, which began when the English fleet under Admiral Arthur Herbert attacked the French fleet which had brought the French contingent to Bantry Bay, Ireland. This attack came after the French had finished uploading the men, money and munitions necessary for James's support in Ireland.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Letter written in French to presumably someone in the French Court where he had spent the previous year in exile.
Upper left hand corner of letter bears the following inscription "5e No. 174".
Physical description: 1 sheet (folded) ; 23 x 17 cm.
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|MS 41,770||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|