Author Results for Cheryl A. Fury

Training and Education in the Elizabethan Maritime Community, 1585-1603

By Cheryl A. Fury

Apprenticeship at sea served the usual Elizabethan goals of technical education and social discipline.   There was no formal seamen’s guild to regulate marine apprenticeship, but examinations were proposed to mirror those used in Spain. Instead inertia maintained the individual decisions made by mariners to train the young. There was a legal basis for apprentices, where […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Manpower & Life at Sea