Sir Cloudesley Shovell bombards Dunkirk

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Historical Context Note

An English fleet bombards the Channel Ports of Dieppe, Havre and Dunkirk, but their expedition to Brest is defeated. 

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Editors. "Sir Cloudesley Shovell bombards Dunkirk". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
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