Author Results for Kenneth R. Andrews

The Elizabethan Seaman

By Kenneth R. Andrews

The Elizabethan explorers are well known; not so the seamen.  Those mariners are seen through the jaundiced eyes of commanders of pressed men with low pay, crowded conditions and poor food. Local history sources, the 1582 shipping census and the Admiralty Court are needed to speak to the infrastructure beneath the seamen and masters, the […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Tudors | Baltic | English Channel | North Sea | Indian Ocean | Caribbean | Pacific
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines | Navies | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers