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British privateering enterprise in the eighteenth century

by David J. Starkey

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Published by University of Exeter Press in Exeter, Devon .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Privateering -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [324]-331) and index.

      StatementDavid J. Starkey.
      SeriesExeter maritime studies ;, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX5241 .S79 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination344 p. :
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1632993M
      ISBN 10085989312X
      LC Control Number91182874

      Privateering in the early eighteenth century Forerunners William Dampier's voyage of The cruising voyage of Woodes Rogers () The voyages of John Clipperton and George Shelvocke () The political and strategic impact of the voyages The voyage narratives Afterlife - fact, fiction and a new literary genre Conclusion. Pirates and privateers: new perspectives on the war on trade in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Responsibility British Privateering Enterprise, David J. .

      A letter of marque and reprisal (French: lettre de marque; lettre de course) was a government license in the Age of Sail that authorized a private person, known as a privateer or corsair, to attack and capture vessels of a nation at war with the captured, the privateer could then bring the case of that prize before their own admiralty court for condemnation and transfer of.   Ma , by Harry Cocks. The Business of Privateering in Eighteenth Century Liverpool. During Britain’s Seven Years’ War with France () one Captain Day of the Blakeney Privateer attacked the French vessels Robuste and Le Juste off the coast of Spain. The returns from such privateering could be vast – as much as £20,, or over £ million in today’s money.

      Get this from a library! British maritime enterprise in the New World: from the late fifteenth to the mid-eighteenth century. [Peter T Bradley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search The Privateering War I () (starting p. 84). Three Victories and a Defeat: the Rise and Fall of the First British Empire (London, ). Spencer, F., "The Anglo-Prussian Breach of an Historical Revision," History, 41 (), Starkey, D., British Privateering Enterprise in the Eighteenth Century (Exeter, ).


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