Author Results for C. D. Lee

Alexander Selkirk and the Last Voyage of the Cinque Ports Galley

By C. D. Lee

In 1712 Alexander Selkirk acted as a witness in a case taken by investors against William Dampier, Commodore of the voyage during which he was marooned. The article explores the background to his depositions and queries the impartiality of his evidence. It is argued that Selkirk was not, as has generally been accepted, the master […] Read More

Filed under: Spanish Succession | Mutiny & Discipline | Pacific
Subjects include: Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers