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Battle of La Hoque, May 1692

Photo credit: Guernsey Museums and Galleries

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The Battle of La Hoque is the name given to a series of battles which took place from the 19 to the 23 of May 1692, between an allied British and Dutch fleet and a French force, on the northern and eastern sides of the Cotentin in Normandy. Monamy was born in London, the son of a Guernsey merchant. At the age of fifteen Monamy was apprenticed to William Clark, Master of the Painter-Stainers Company .

Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery

St Peter Port


oil on canvas


H 89.7 x W 124.5 cm

Accession number

GUEMG : GMAG 1990.58

Acquisition method

purchased, 1990

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Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery

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