Holland in the Mediterranean 1607-1704

By Lieutenant-Commander A. de Booy, Royal Netherlands Navy, published November 1939


This article gives a detailed account of the development of seagoing trade and its protection by the Netherlands during the period of the title, from the less usual Dutch perspective. The various alliances between Holland and England, France, Portugal, Spain and the purely Mediterranean nations and corsairs, and their respective demises, are discussed, resulting in an understanding of the situation that continued until near modern times.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

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