Author Results for Jack Abernethy

Flying the late King’s Colours’: Royalist privateering during the First Anglo-Dutch War, 1652–1654

By Jack Abernethy

This article examines the service of royalist privateers during the First Anglo-Dutch War, 1652–4. Most scholarship has focused on the remnants of Prince Rupert’s royalist fleet and its eventual retreat to France in 1653, which is taken as the conclusion of the naval theatre of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, 1639–55. Rather than focusing […] Read More

Filed under: English Civil War | Dutch Wars
Subjects include: Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers | Strategy & Diplomacy