Robert Blake


Military commander turned admiral who took a leading role in the Anglo-Dutch Naval Wars.

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Soldier and Sailor  in  Stories from English History, Part Third  by  Alfred J. Church
Redemption of Captives (continued)  in  Barbary Rovers  by  John Finnemore
Two Famous Admirals  in  The Awakening of Europe  by  M. B. Synge
When Blake Whipped the Sea  in  The Boy's Book of Battles  by  Eric Wood

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Blake kept the fight going and taking many effective broadsides.
 in The Boy's Book of Battles