The Battle of Lowestoft : 3 June 1665
©Artist: Hendrik van Minderhout (1632-1696) This painting represents a naval engagement of the Second Anglo-Dutch war (1665-7) The British Fleet under the command of the Duke of York engaged the Dutch fleet, approximately forty miles south-east of Lowestoft. The foreground of the painting depicts the British flagship HMS Royal Charles and Dutch flagship Eendracht, which finally exploded, only five of the crew were saved. The battle concluded in victory for the British. Hendrik van Mi