the authorised biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin
a remarkable naval career spanning four decades, and culminating in his role as Chief of Defence Staff during the Falklands conflict
Mahan, Capt. A.T.Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1899
Ross, Sir John
London, Richard Bentley, 1838
Hamilton, EmmaLondon, printed for Henry Colburn, 1815
Cork & Orrery, Earl of
by Carola Oman
a standard biography
Jonathan Cape and The Bodley Head, 2004 & 2012.
a massive two volume set providing the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched account of Nelson’s life and naval career
by Ernle Bradford
MacMillan. London, 1977.
a good, readable biography
Rowse, A.L.Macmillan, 1962