Author Results for Margaret Robinson

Loose and Unknown Persons: Listing Seamen in the Late Seventeenth Century

By Margaret Robinson

The confusion evident in the placing of responsibility and over the nature of the listing required makes it necessary to check the reliability of the lists. The masters listed in 1690 can be checked against the Exchequer Port Books and the 1689 lists of ships taken up as troop transports, though unfortunately no such check […] Read More

Filed under: Dutch Wars | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Press Gangs | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines | Navies