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James, Duke of York


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[unknown] : [paper on the faults of the Navy]

'and the Duke of York and Wren and I, it being now candle-light, into the Duke of York's closet in White-hall and there read over this paper of my Lord Keeper's; wherein is laid down the faults of the Navy, so silly and the remedies so ridiculous, or else the same that are now already provided, that we thought it not to need any answer, the Duke of York being able himself to do it'

Century: 1600-1699     Reader/Listener/Group: James, Duke of York      Manuscript: Unknown


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