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Sir Robert Mansell and the Algiers Expedition, 1620-1

Posted by David Davies, on December 6th, 2012

Sir Robert Mansell or Mansel (c.1570-1652) was one of the most prominent and successful naval officers during a remarkably neglected period of naval history, the first quarter of the seventeenth century. A younger son of Sir Edward Mansell of Margam Abbey, Glamorgan, he was at sea by 1591, served on the Cadiz expedition of 1596... Become A Member

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