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battle of Scheveningen


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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608—1670) army officer and naval officer

 

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1653.

Naval battle off the Dutch coast during the first Anglo‐Dutch War. Martin Tromp was ordered to sea to try to break the English blockade under Monck. Tromp was killed early in the action on 10 August and the Dutch lost eleven vessels.

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