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Rare pair of battle plans illustrating the action during the Second Anglo-Dutch War, showing the Battle of Chatham / Raid on the Medway, based upon an similar set of views engraved by De Hooghe and published by Nicolas Visscher in Asterdam.

In the upper half, a panorama of Rochester looking towards Chatham with the River Medway, showing the destruction of the English fleet in June 1667 by the Dutch fleet under Michiel de Ruyter (Battle of Chatham / Raid on the Medway).

In the lower half, a depiction of the conquest of the island of Sheppey with Fort Sheerness by Colonel Dolman's troops is shown..

Below the view and at the right are two explanatory keys in Dutch and German. 

The Battle of Chatham or Raid on the Medway, was a successful attack by the Dutch navy on English warships anchored off Chatham Dockyard and Gillingham in the county of Kent in 1667.  At Sheppey, in June 1667, the Dutch fleet sailed up the Thames Estuary and also captured the fort at Sheerness, which was then largely undermanned and incompletely fortified.