Commodore Benbow bombards Calais (18 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

English naval commander John Benbow bombards Calais, in an attempt to prevent the planned French invasion of England.

Citation:
Editors. "Commodore Benbow bombards Calais". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16930, accessed 24 February 2017.]

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