Ms. Batley is an archaeologist and historian, working for among others, the Museum of London, Wessex Archaeology, and Thames a Valley. She has been studying Britain’s navy and naval warfare for many years.

Articles by Rebecca Batley

La Gloire

The Glorie and Warrior

By Rebecca Batley
August 2022
A cool autumn day, 24 November 1859 witnessed the birth of a new type of warship at the Mourillon Arsenal, Toulon, France. Her name was the Glorie and she was ...