There’s a common misconception that the Mary Rose sank on her maiden voyage. ... Henry VIII’s Lord High Admiral was the 35-year-old Sir Edward Howard, who chose the newly built Mary Rose as his flagship. ... The English ships met a French-Breton fleet at the battle of St Mathieu ...
17.05.2012 [BBC News] - The Mary Rose was one of the earliest ships to carry heavy guns. She was a favourite of King Henry VIII and sank off Show more… Portsmouth in 1545 during an engagement with a French invasion fleet, in full view of the King, the screams of the men
27.04.2012 [Archinect] - All have been shaped – literally as well as metaphorically – by their seafaring pasts — Guardian Steve Rose writes about a trio of museums celebrating Britain's nautical history; The Cutty Sark conservation project, the Mary Rose Museum and
23.04.2012 [The Guardian] - Meanwhile, the Mary Rose Museum is due to open in Portsmouth next year; this is dedicated to Henry VIII's flagship, raised from the Solent in 1982, having sunk nearly half a millennium earlier. The Cutty Sark's prolonged overhaul took on a different