Note: Another Seventeenth Century Sailor

By John Leyland, published May 1912

Abstract

In MM Volume 1, Issue 11 there appears a description of the Seventeenth Century sailor attributed to Richard Braithwait. Here Leyland reproduces another such description written by Sir Thomas Overbury, or an associate. Leyland also highlights the similarities between the two descriptions but draws no conclusions as to why this should be.

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines

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