Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
"During the weeks that the Dutch fleet was in repair, Admiral Robert Holmes, aided by the Dutch traitor Laurens van Heemskerck, penetrated the Vlie estuary, burnt a fleet of 150 merchants (Holmes's Bonfire# and sacked the town of Ter Schelling #the present West-Terschelling) on the Frisian island of Terschelling."
'Wind Machines – Age of Sail'
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