The Invasion of the Isle of Wight

On 21 July 1545, the French landed for the last time on the Isle of Wight during the Italian Wars (makes sense, right?) and were firmly repulsed by the outnumbered English. This was not the first time the French tried to take the island, but it was the last. The French Invasion of the Isle of Wight was part of a string of battles that … Continue reading The Invasion of the Isle of Wight