Editors. "The French fleet leaves the Solent unscathed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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The French fleet leaves the Solent unscathed, after England's strongest weapon against it, the warship the Mary Rose, has sunk of its own accord in Portsmouth harbour.