Lively and well-researched history of the English privateers of the Elizabethan age, now available in paperback.
Hugh Bicheno is a writer and historian with a specialist interest in the politics and cutting edge of conflict. His books include Gettysburg (2002), Midway (2002), Crescent and Cross: the Battle of Lepanto 1571 (2003), Rebels & Redcoats: the American Revolutionary War (2003), Razor's Edge: the Unofficial History of the Falklands War (2006) and Vendetta: High Art and Low Cunning at the Birth of the Renaissance (2008).
Elizabeth's Sea Dogs will interest both casual and serious students
of maritime matters in Elizabethan times. It offers a good
introduction to the era, while presenting new concepts those versed
in the period will find thought-provoking. -- Mark Lardas * Naval
Historical Foundation *
A cracking good read * Military History Monthly *
Will appeal to those with an interest in our maritime history and to those seeking to improve their grasp of the reality of the Elizabethan era * Pennant Magazine *
A comprehensive account * Warships International Fleet Review *
As a history, Elizabeth's Sea Dogs works well; worthy of a place on a maritime bookshelf. * The Nautilus Telegraph *