Author Results for David J. Starkey

Voluntaries and Sea Robbers: a Review of the Academic Literature on Privateering, Corsairing , Buccaneering and Piracy

By David J. Starkey

The century since The Mariner’s Mirror was first published has seen hundreds of publications on the subject of privateering, corsairing, buccaneering and piracy. Starkey traces the work done on what constituted ‘within the law’ activities including reprisals, prize-taking and privateering. The literature has demonstrated that privateering was a significant factor in activity at sea until […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers