Author Results for James Alsop

William Towerson’s Rutter for the Margate – Emden Navigation, 1564

By James Alsop

The author sheds some light on the little known life of 16th century merchant mariner William Towerson and his important role in England’s commercial expansion. Towerson’s Rutter for the Margate to Emden sea route provides navigational information at a critical time of England’s cloth trade. The usual route for English woollen merchants was from London […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | North Sea
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Merchant Marines | Ship Handling & Seamanship