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Admiral Arthur Herbert - A Short Biography John Knox Laughton

Admiral Arthur Herbert - A Short Biography

John Knox Laughton

Published August 22nd 2011
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A short biography of Arthur Herbert, the British admiral who was fired from his position as a rear-admiral by James II of England in 1688 for refusing to vote to repeal the Test Act, which prevented Catholics from holding offices. He brought the... MoreA short biography of Arthur Herbert, the British admiral who was fired from his position as a rear-admiral by James II of England in 1688 for refusing to vote to repeal the Test Act, which prevented Catholics from holding offices. He brought the Invitation to William to The Hague, disguised as a simple sailor. As a reward he was made commander of Williams invasion fleet during the Glorious Revolution.