|Other titles||After the restoration|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||5 microfiches (220 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||220|
Prince Rupert's drops (also known as Dutch or Batavian tears) are toughened glass beads created by dripping molten glass into cold water, which causes it to solidify into a tadpole-shaped droplet with a long, thin tail. These droplets are characterized internally by very high residual stresses, which give rise to counter-intuitive properties, such as the ability to withstand a blow from a. After the death of Oliver Cromwell and the fall of his military dictatorship, Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, was restored to the English throne () by a jubilant populace. Prince Rupert became the most powerful man in England after the King and his brother, James, Duke of York/5(82). P rince Rupert's naval career began during the Second Civil War () when he accompanied the Prince of Wales in an unsuccessful naval expedition against the Parliamentarians. The nucleus of the Prince's fleet was a number of Parliamentarian ships that defected to the Royalists during the naval revolt of After retreating from English waters, the Royalist fleet was blockaded by the. Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Duke of Cumberland, KG, PC, FRS (17 December (O.S.) / 27 December (N.S) – 29 November ) was a German-English army officer, admiral, scientist and colonial governor. He first came to prominence as a Cavalier cavalry commander during the English Civil War.. Rupert was a younger son of the German prince Frederick V of the Palatinate and Elizabeth, the Born: 17 December , Prague, Bohemia.
In the 17 th century, Prince Rupert from Germany brought some of these glass drops to England's King Charles II, who was intrigued by their unusual properties. While the . To understand how this works, you first need to understand why a Prince Rupert's drop is so weird in the first place. When the Prince Rupert's drop is made, molten glass is poured into extremely cold water, causing the outside of the drop to cool and solidify almost instantly, while the inside remains molten and cools more slowly. Prince Rupert's Drop and Glass Stress This is one of those WOW moments, when you see your first Prince Rupert's Drop. It is a small bit of molten glass dropped into a bucket of cold water. What happens next is quite amazing, Check any/all of the links below to learn a LOT more! In , Robert Syers wrote a book called “The History of Everton” and wrote this about Prince Rupert’s Tower: On the south, or in the front of these last-named dwellings, and separated from them by an ancient foot-path over the brow, lies a triangular-shaped patch of land, bounded on all sides by the public roads; this is local a.
Within months after his release from captivity in Germany in , Prince Rupert traveled to England and joined King Charles I shortly before the outbreak of the English Civil War in August After receiving command of the Royalist cavalry at the age of 23, he directed his troops to . After the death of Oliver Cromwell and the fall of his military dictatorship, Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, was restored to the English throne () by a jubilant populace. Prince Rupert became the most powerful man in England after the King and his brother, James, Duke of York/5. Prince Rupert -- The Last Cavalier () by British author Charles Spencer -- journalist (former correspondent for NBC News), writer, broadcaster, and the peer 9th Earl Spencer -- should be congratulated for writing this magnificent and comprehensive biography of Prince Rupert of the Rhine (), a prince who packed more life in his lifetime than seemed humanly possible to any /5(75). After the restoration of the monarchy in , Rupert held a series of British naval commands, fighting in the Second and Third Anglo-Dutch Wars. He died on 19 November