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  1. The Trial of Vice-Admiral Byng,
    First editions. The trial and execution of admiral John Byng (1704-1757) was one of the great cause célèbres of the mid-eighteenth century. "After his failure to relieve Minorca from the French (1756), he was court-martialled and shot on the quarter-deck of his own flagship, the Monarch for lack of resolution. This face-saving... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 113497

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