Sentence Examples

  • Attacked by a small Dutch fleet under Admiral Marten Tromp, royal with William, the only son of the stadholder.
  • Tromp kept watch over them until he had received large reinforcements, and then (21st of October) boldly attacked them as they lay in English waters.
  • The triumph of Tromp had, however, a bad effect on public feeling in England.
  • The leaders on both sides - the Netherlanders Tromp (killed in action on the 10th of August 1653) and de Ruyter, the Englishmen Blake and Monk - covered themselves with equal glory.
  • On the ist the Dutch van, under Cornelius van Tromp, bore the brunt of the English attack.

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