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A French fleet sinks the Mary Rose (56 words)
Historical Context Note
A French fleet, under the leadership of Admiral d'Annebault, enters the Solent, encroaching on English territory. England's finest warship, the Mary Rose, based at Portsmouth, attempts to retaliate but heels over in the harbour and sinks. The wreck is to remain there for the next 450 years, until it was raised from the seabed for examination in 1982.14715 A French fleet sinks the Mary Rose 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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