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An investigation of the size and geographical distribution of the English, Welsh, and Channel Islands Merchant Fleet, 1571-72

An investigation of the size and geographical distribution of the English, Welsh, and Channel Islands Merchant Fleet, 1571-72
An investigation of the size and geographical distribution of the English, Welsh, and Channel Islands Merchant Fleet, 1571-72
This chapter examines the size and geographical distribution of the English, Welsh and Channel Islands merchant fleets. It draws upon a wide variety of sources to provide a detailed quantitative investigation of shipping capacity over 1571-72, a period rich in source material. It also discuses in detail the reliability of Elizabethan ship-surveys, especially when used in conjunction with national customs accounts.
Merchant shipping, Economy, trade
79-102
Amsterdam University Press
Lambert, Craig
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Baker, Gary P
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Blakemore, Richard
Davey, James
Lambert, Craig
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Baker, Gary P
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Blakemore, Richard
Davey, James

Lambert, Craig and Baker, Gary P (2020) An investigation of the size and geographical distribution of the English, Welsh, and Channel Islands Merchant Fleet, 1571-72. In, Blakemore, Richard and Davey, James (eds.) The Maritime World of Early Modern Britain. (Maritime Humanities, 1400-1800, , (doi:10.5117/9789463721301)) Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Amsterdam University Press, pp. 79-102. (doi:10.5117/9789463721301).

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This chapter examines the size and geographical distribution of the English, Welsh and Channel Islands merchant fleets. It draws upon a wide variety of sources to provide a detailed quantitative investigation of shipping capacity over 1571-72, a period rich in source material. It also discuses in detail the reliability of Elizabethan ship-surveys, especially when used in conjunction with national customs accounts.

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Published date: 15 September 2020
Keywords: Merchant shipping, Economy, trade

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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/443937
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Date deposited: 17 Sep 2020 16:31
Last modified: 17 Sep 2020 16:31

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