How could England before the revolution manage without a standing army and navy?
October 31, 2020 | Education|
England is cut off from Europe by the strait, so even a small fleet can prevent an enemy from landing, and a permanent large army is not needed. In addition, after 1588 England had no enemies in Europe with powerful land armies – so there was no need for a permanent combat fleet. Finally, before the revolution, England did not have large overseas colonies.
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