Royal Renegades: The Forgotten Youngsters Of Charles I

Till 1747, the British lacked a clear margin of naval superiority, and the French fleet in Brest retained the strategic initiative simply because the port could not be blockaded properly. In contrast to in 1715, when it had been neutral, France was at war with Britain and planned to help the Jacobites. However, at Valmy, the Revolutionary French have been able to field...