Document: Naval Accounts for 1209-1211

By courtesy of L. G. Carr Laughton, published February 1942

Abstract

The translation of the original document details the expenses incurred in maintaining the King’s vessels at different points around the South Coast. Not only are new-builds and repairs to existing vessels included but also the cost of manning and supplying the galleys, ships and boats. The accounts also contain an amount for the building of a new wall at Portsmouth to protect the fleet.

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Filed under: Late Middle Ages | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Shipbuilding & Design

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