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The burning of HMS 'Royal James' at the Battle of Solebay, 28 May 1672
The Battle of Solebay was a popular theme in the genre of the historic seascape in the 17th and early 18th centuries. In his composition Peter Monamy (1681-1749) plays out the entire scope of the drama and action of the first battle of the Third Anglo-Dutch War, 1672-1674. On 28 May 1672 ninety-eight ships of the Anglo-French fleet under James, Duke of York, and 75 ships under Admiral de Ruyter engaged in a fight both parties later claimed to have won. One Dutch success was the destruction of the 100-gun 'Royal James' by fireships, but their fleet finally had to withdraw.
- Image reference: BHC0301
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London