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Royal yachts

by Alan Major | 15 December 2016
Category: Transports
Synopsis
Using his personal ship, Mora, William, Duke of Normandy, invaded Britain with a fl eet of similar ships. It was the fi rst of a long line of ships with Royal associations. The word 'yacht' did not come into British usage until the seventeenth century, it being a Dutch word. King Charles II, while in exile in the Netherlands, spent much time sailing statenyachts and had one brought to England when he was crowned. This 100-ton vessel, with its gold decoration, was the fi rst proper British royal yacht and started a long line of eighty-three different vessels that fi nished with the Royal Yacht Britannia, which is now moored at Leith as a fl oating museum.
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Synopsis
Using his personal ship, Mora, William, Duke of Normandy, invaded Britain with a fl eet of similar ships. It was the fi rst of a long line of ships with Royal associations. The word 'yacht' did not come into British usage until the seventeenth century, it being a Dutch word. King Charles II, while in exile in the Netherlands, spent much time sailing statenyachts and had one brought to England when he was crowned. This 100-ton vessel, with its gold decoration, was the fi rst proper British royal yacht and started a long line of eighty-three different vessels that fi nished with the Royal Yacht Britannia, which is now moored at Leith as a fl oating museum.
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€28.00
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ISBN - 9781445657844
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Published - 15/12/2016
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, General History, All, Books, Travel and Transport, Transport, Transports
No. of Pages - 160
Weight - 480
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 25
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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