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Beaufort, Francis, Sir, 1774 - 1857 (Knight, Rear Admiral and hydrographer)

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Papers on the Julian invasion, 1748 - 1852

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/466
Scope and Contents Material relating primarily to Airy's paper on Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain and his path through South-East England. Airy asserted that Caesar landed at Pevensey, but this was challenged in a paper by F.B. Martin, which stated that he landed near Ramsgate. There is considerable correspondence on this topic, with a nautical chart of the Dover Straits; a map of the Goodwin Sands; and the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquities'. Other subjects covered include the geography of the...
Dates: 1748 - 1852

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