The battle of Texel was fought on 11 August 1673, the last great battle against the Dutch in the 17th century.

Considered the finest sea-piece by Van de Velde; it shows the battle between the 'Gouden Leeuw' and the 'Royal Prince'.


Meynell-Ingram, Temple Newsam; Rt Hon the Earl of Halifax, KG; Hickleton Hall, Doncaster

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