Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Wolfe ToneSecond Edition$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Marianne Elliott

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846318078

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317774

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 24 November 2017

Bantry Bay

Bantry Bay

Chapter:
(p.312) Twenty-Four Bantry Bay
Source:
Wolfe Tone
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317774.026

This chapter focuses on the French expedition's arrival in Bantry Bay, Ireland. It considers the impact of the death of Louis Lazare Hoche and looks at Theobald Wolfe Tone's account indicating France's naval ineptitude contrasting with astounding military record. This chapter also evaluates Britain's mastery of the seas in relation to the French expedition and suggests that England's strategy of open blockade was particularly ineffective.

Keywords:   French expedition, Bantry Bay, Ireland, Louis Lazare Hoche, Theobald Wolfe Tone, France, naval ineptitude, Britain, open blockade, England

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.