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Grace Dieu

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Category: Regional History or Period History
Forum Name: De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History
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Topic: Grace Dieu
Posted By: Nick1986
Subject: Grace Dieu
Date Posted: 02-Jan-2013 at 10:15

This is the flagship of Henry V built in the ealy 15th century. It was the biggest warship of its time and the first to be armed with cannons. However, she saw little action: on her first voyage the crew mutinied. In 1439 she caught fire and sank at her moorings on the River Hamble


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Posted By: Centrix Vigilis
Date Posted: 03-Jan-2013 at 07:12
She had nice lines. Allegedly you can still see whats left at low tide. Remarkable considering what should have been the devastation of the water and corrosive, if not acidic natures, of tidal rivers connecting to the sea.

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Posted By: Nick1986
Date Posted: 05-Jan-2013 at 10:19
[TUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoM3Ci5vO04[/TUBE]
Time Team: in search of Henry's flagship


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