The following are a small selection of titles on this subject to complement our information sheet.
• ANSON, W. The life of John Jervis, Admiral Lord St Vincent. London: John Murray, 1913
• BERCKMAN, E. Nelson’s dear Lord: a portrait of St Vincent. London: Macmillan, 1962
• BONNER-SMITH, D. (ed.) Letters of Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl St Vincent whilst First Lord of the Admiralty 1801-1804. Vol. 1. London: Navy Records Society, 1922. Vol. 2 London: Navy Records Society, 1927
• BRENTON, E. P. Life and correspondence of John, Earl of St Vincent GCB, Admiral of the Fleet etc. London: Henry Colburn, 1838
• DAVIDSON, J. D.G. Admiral Lord St. Vincent: saint or tyrant? The life of Sir John Jervis, Nelson’s patron Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2006 ISBN 184415386X
• JAMES, W. Old oak: John Jervis, Earl of St Vincent. London: Longman, 1950
• TUCKER, J. S. Memoirs of Admiral, the Right Hon., the Earl of St Vincent. London: Bentley, 1844
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