18th century European scholarly societies and academies/Royal Military and Naval Academy

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Name of Society: Royal Military and Naval Academy

Country: Ireland

City: Dublin

Starting date: 1784

This academy began in 1784, and under the direction of David Bates, was divided into seven schools. All seven schools taught reading, grammar, arithmetic, algebra, drawing, philosophy, latin based languages, fencing, dancing, and music. All of these lessons were applied to military or naval concepts ranging from arillery to agility.

Notes[edit | edit source]

The primary Abstract on the Course of Education Taught at the Royal Military and Naval Academy can be found in the British Library.

References[edit | edit source]

Royal Military and Marine Academy,An Abstract of the Course of Education Taught at the Royal Military and Maraine Academy, at Belmont on Summer-Hill,Dublin; under the Sanction of the Excellency at the Lord Lieutenant and the Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Forces in Ireland and under the Direction of David Bates, (1784), 1-15.