Excerpt From The Fighting Lives Of Sir Francis Vere, General Of The Queen S Forces In The LowIt Is These Results, Owing From The Struggle Against Spain, Which Gives Importance To The Record Of Eng Lish Military Service In The Low Countries Among Those Who Became Famous In The Course Of That Mem Orable Enterprise, The Names Of Sir Francis And Sir Horace Vere Stand Foremost The Story Of Their Lives Covers The Whole Period Of The War Of Indepen Dence While Others Came And Went, The Veres Remained Steadfastly At Their Posts, Devoted Their Lives To The Cause, And Saw Their Work Completed Placing The Sense Of Duty Above All Other Motives, They Were Examples Of That Type Of Conscientious Public Servants Which Is Met With Most Frequently Among English Speaking PeopleAbout The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At ForgottenbooksThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works
Sir Clements Robert Markham KCB FRS was a British geographer, explorer and writer He was secretary of the Royal Geographical Society RGS between 1863 and 1888, and later served as the Society s president for a further 12 years In the latter capacity he was mainly responsible for organising the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901 04, and for launching the polar career of Robert Falcon Scott.
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- The Fighting Lives of Sir Francis Vere, General of the Queens Forces in the Low
- Clements Robert Markham
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