Adam Duncan defeats Dutch off Camperdown (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.

Context

The Batavian Republic had declared war on Britain in Feb. 1795. Admiral Duncan tactics at the Battle of Camperdown are later used in the battle of Trafalgar.

Citation:
Editors. "Adam Duncan defeats Dutch off Camperdown". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13416, accessed 04 December 2016.]