Author Results for J. LePelley

The Privateers of the Channel Islands, 1688-1713

By J. LePelley

This article deals with the consequences of James II’s flight to France in 1688 which made war with that country inevitable. The seamen of St Malo (French) and the seamen of Guernsey and Jersey (English) had been antagonists for generations. The steps taken reinforce the English presence across the Channel by building up support for […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | Other (Early Modern)
Subjects include: Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers