Rooke sentence example
There are many local German names of the same origin, such as Rooke, Rouch, Ruch and others, but the bird is generally known in Germany as the Saat-Krdhe, i.e.
Rooke's Journal for 1700-2 has been printed by the Navy Record Society.
In 1702 a combined British and Dutch fleet under Sir George Rooke and the duke of Ormonde destroyed a Franco-Spanish fleet in the bay, and captured treasure to the value of about i 3 000,000; numerous attempts have been made to recover the larger quantity of treasure which was supposed, on doubtful evidence, to have been sunk during the battle.
Spain, Gibraltar was captured by Rooke (1704) and Barcelona by Peterborough (1705).Advertisement