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Elizabethan Privateering: English Privateering During the Spanish War, 1585-1603

Elizabethan Privateering English Privateering During the Spanish War Privateering was a form of legal private warfare at sea in which individuals who possessed suitable ships took the opportunity offered by a war to plunder enemy commerce In this study of privateering

  • Title: Elizabethan Privateering: English Privateering During the Spanish War, 1585-1603
  • Author: K.R. Andrews
  • ISBN: 9780521201308
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Paperback
  • Privateering was a form of legal private warfare at sea in which individuals who possessed suitable ships took the opportunity offered by a war to plunder enemy commerce In this study of privateering during the Elizabethan war with Spain, which was originally published in 1966, Dr Andrews shows that it was closely connected with trade, in particular having a stimulating ePrivateering was a form of legal private warfare at sea in which individuals who possessed suitable ships took the opportunity offered by a war to plunder enemy commerce In this study of privateering during the Elizabethan war with Spain, which was originally published in 1966, Dr Andrews shows that it was closely connected with trade, in particular having a stimulating effect on oceanic commerce and that it was at the time the main form of English maritime warfare Dr Andrews begins with an account of how privateering became legal and how it was organised He then examines the various types of venture, describing the sort of people who took part and showing how profitable it was for some, particularly the bigger merchants and the professional seamen Two contemporary narratives are included Finally, Dr Andrews studies the role privateering played in overseas expansion.

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    1. Detailed analysis of the role of English privateers during the 16th century sea war between England and Spain. Andrews describes the various social types who entered the private sector war, under government approval, to disadvantage Spain. They were the amateurs, monied gentry looking for fame and fortune and generally faring poorly; professionals, experienced mariners and seamen who tended to fare better; and merchants who operated on a large scale and had mixed results as to their financial su [...]

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