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The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng

Byng, John

The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng

at a court-martial held on board ... the St. George, in Portsmouth Harbour, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1756, for an enquiry into his conduct, while he commanded in the Mediterranean. Together with his defence; likewise an appendix, containing all the papers read in court, ...

by Byng, John

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Published by printed for and sold by J. Lacy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6789, no. 05.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv,[1],320,[2],321-479,[1],45,[1],71,[1]p.,plate
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16839142M

  The Execution of Admiral Byng Posted on Ma by Rick Spilman On this day, March 14th, in , Admiral John Byng was executed by firing squad on the quarterdeck of HMS Monarch in the Solent for the crime of failing to “do his utmost against the enemy.” Byng was the first and last admiral ever executed by the Royal Navy. A quick, well-researched biography of the unfortunate Admiral Byng. Ware describes the successful naval career of Byngs father and how Byng followed in his footsteps to become a competent if not particularly inspiring naval commander, as well as a generally decent man/5.

There have been three dedicated books written solely upon the subject Admiral John Byng’s execution. Beginning with Brian Tunstall’s Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca (), followed by Dudley Pope’s At Twelve Mr. Byng was Shot (), and Chris Ware’s Admiral Byng: His Rise and Execution (), three works over one century have. The trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a court martial, as taken by Mr. Charles Fearne, Judge-Advocate of his Majesty's Fleet Fleuron Npng 2, × ; 91 KBCountry of citizenship: Kingdom of Great Britain.

The Book From the age of thirteen, John Byng devoted his life to the Royal Navy. At the age of fifty-two, the Royal Navy took Admiral John Byng’s life. Byng’s arrest, trial, and subsequent execution literally became a worldwide phenomenon. Josef Byng Full Name Josef Byng Gender Male Death date 17 November PD Death place New Tuscany System Affiliation Solarian League Service Solarian League Navy Battle Fleet Rank Admiral Josef Byng was a Solarian citizen and an officer of the Solarian League Navy's Battle Fleet. Contents[show] Biography Josef Byng was born before PD. He was second-generation prolong .


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The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng, at a court-martial held on board the St. George, in Portsmouth harbour, Tuesday, Dec. 28,for an while he commanded in the Mediterranean. by John Byng (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback.

The trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a court martial, as taken by Mr. Charles Fearne, Judge-Advocate of his Majesty's fleet. Together with his defence; by John Byng Format: Paperback. The trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a court martial, as taken by Mr.

Charles Fearne, Published by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralt by John Byng (Author)Format: Paperback. The Trial of Admiral Byng: Pour encourager les autres (The Historical Trials Series) (Volume 1) [Burton, Mr John M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Trial of Admiral Byng: Pour encourager les autres (The Historical Trials Series) (Volume 1)5/5(2). The Trial of Admiral Byng is a fictionalised retelling of the true story of the battle of Minorca and Admiral Byng's subsequent court martial. The book details the background to the French invasion of Minorca inbreathing new life into the fascinating characters who were involved on both sides.5/5(1).

The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng: at a court-martial held on board the St. George, in Portsmouth harbour, Tuesday, Dec.

28,for an enquiry into his conduct, while he commanded in the Mediterranean. Together with his defence ; likewise an appendix, containing all the papers read in.

The trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a court-martial, [microform] / as taken by Mr. Charles Ferne, judge-advocate of His Majesty's fleet.

; Published by order of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, at the desire of the court-martial. First editions. The trial and execution of admiral John Byng () was one of the great cause célèbres of the mid-eighteenth century.

"After his failure to relieve Minorca from the French (), he was court-martialled and shot on the quarter-deck of his own flagship, the Monarch for lack of resolution. The Trial of Admiral Byng is a fictionalised retelling of the true story of the battle of Minorca and Admiral Byng's subsequent court martial.

The book details the background to the French invasion of Minorca inbreathing new life into the fascinating characters who were involved on both sides.5/5(2). The Trial of Admiral Byng is a fictionalised retelling of the true story of the battle of Minorca and Admiral Byng's subsequent court-martial.

The book details the background to the French invasion of Minorca inbreathing new life into the 5/5(2). The trial and subsequent execution of Admiral John Byng after his failure to defeat a French fleet and then relieve Port Mahon was a low point in British naval history.

The following account of Byng's abortive campaign, trial and execution is taken from William Laird Clowes "The Royal Navy: a History from the earliest times to the present". The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng, at a court-martial held on board His Majesty's ship the St.

George, in Portsmouth Harbour, Tuesday, Dec. 28,for an enquiry into his conduct while he commanded in the Mediterranean. The Execution of Admiral Byng During the Seven Years War, Admiral Byng was charged with 'failing to do his utmost'. He was executed on board the Monarch on March 14th, Richard Cavendish | Published in History Today Volume 57 Issue 3 March The trial of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a court-martial as taken by Mr.

Charles Ferne, judge-advocate of His Majesty's fleet / Pub. by order of the right honourable the lords commissioners of the Admiralty, at the desire of the court-martial ; To which is added, an account of the Admiral Byng's behaviour in his last moments ; Also a copy of a paper delivered by him to William Bourgh.

The trial of the Honble Admiral Byng: at a court-martial held on board His Majesty's Ship the St. George, in Portsmouth harbour, Tuesday, Dec.

28,for an enquiry into his conduct, while he commanded in the Mediterranean. Together with his defence ; likewise an appendix, containin all the papers read in court, and several others.

the trial of the honourable admiral john byng at a court martial as taken by mr charles fearne judge advocate of his majesty s fleet Download the trial of the honourable admiral john byng at a court martial as taken by mr charles fearne judge advocate of his majesty s fleet or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

On this day in history indied John Byng. Byng was an admiral of the Royal Navy who was executed by firing squad for neglect of duty. Byng was born on 29 th Octoberin Southill, Bedfordshire, the son of a prominent Royal Navy admiral.

He entered the Royal Navy inand by had reached the rank of rear admiral. Admiral John Byng (baptised 29 October – 14 March ) was a Royal Navy officer who was court-martialled and executed by firing squad.

After joining the navy at the age of thirteen, he participated at the Battle of Cape Passaro in Over the next thirty years he built up a reputation as a solid naval officer and received promotion to vice-admiral in Battles/wars: Seven Years' War, Battle of Minorca.

The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng: at a court-martial held on board the St. George, in Portsmouth Harbour, Tuesday, Dec. 28,for an enquiry into his conduct, while he commanded in the Mediterranean.

Together with his defence; likewise Byng, John, [ Book, Microform: ]. The following books on the trial of Admiral Byng are held in the Heritage Library at Bedford Central Library: The Trial of the Hon.

Admiral Byng, at a Court-Martial held on board His Majestys Ship the St. George, in Portsmouth Harbour, Tuesday, Dec th,for an enquiry into his conduct in the Mediterranean together with his defence.

Admiral Byng was court-martialled and found guilty of failing to "do his utmost" to prevent Minorca falling to the French following the Battle of Minorca ().The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng, at a court-martial held on board His Majesty's ship the St.

George, in Portsmouth harbour, Tuesday, Dec. 28,for an enquiry into his conduct while he commanded in the Mediterranean. together with his defence, likewise an appendix, containing all the papers read in court, and several others: being much fuller, and more circumstantial, than the judge advocate's .The distinguished jurist included Admiral Byng’s court-martial in his collection of notable British cases, More Famous Trials.

Military historian Michael Scott devoted a chapter of his book, Scapegoats: Thirteen Victims of Military Injustice, to Admiral Byng.