|Evangelicals in the Royal Navy 1775-1815 - Richard Blake|
The evangelical Admiral Gambier, notorious for distributing tracts to his fleet in a theatre of war, is commonly seen as a misfit in a fighting service that has scant time for fervent piety. In fact, the navy of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars showed a level of religious observance not seen since the days of Queen Anne.
Published by the Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2008
325pp illustrated in black and white
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