The smaller medal, 1662, relates to the ill feeling which existed between the English and Dutch soon after the Restoration. It arose from the anger felt by the English at the encroachment of the Dutch herring fishermen into English waters which led to frequent disputes; besides, the Dutch persistently refused to lower their flag to ships of Great Britain in the British Seas. :: Freshwater and Marine Image Bank" />
The smaller medal, 1662, relates to the ill feeling which existed between the English and Dutch soon after the Restoration. It arose from the anger felt by the English at the encroachment of the Dutch herring fishermen into English waters which led to frequent disputes; besides, the Dutch persistently refused to lower their flag to ships of Great Britain in the British Seas. :: Freshwater and Marine Image Bank" />
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The smaller medal, 1662, relates to the ill feeling which existed between the English and Dutch soon after the Restoration. It arose from the anger felt by the English at the encroachment of the Dutch herring fishermen into English waters which led to frequent disputes; besides, the Dutch persistently refused to lower their flag to ships of Great Britain in the British Seas.</a>" />

Larger medal was issued in 1630 to assert the claim of England to the dominion of the sea, as maintained by Selden, and in accordance with instructions given by Charles I, to his minister at the Hague: "we hold it a principle not to be denied that the King of Great Britain is a monarch at sea and on land to the full extent of his dominions. His Majesty finds it necessary for his own defence and safety to reassume and keep his ancient and undoubted rights in the Dominions of the Seas."
The smaller medal, 1662, relates to the ill feeling which existed between the English and Dutch soon after the Restoration. It arose from the anger felt by the English at the encroachment of the Dutch herring fishermen into English waters which led to frequent disputes; besides, the Dutch persistently refused to lower their flag to ships of Great Britain in the British Seas.

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The smaller medal, 1662, relates to the ill feeling which existed between the English and Dutch soon after the Restoration. It arose from the anger felt by the English at the encroachment of the Dutch herring fishermen into English waters which led to frequent disputes; besides, the Dutch persistently refused to lower their flag to ships of Great Britain in the British Seas." />
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