Author Results for W. B. Whall

Ships of 1529

By W. B. Whall

There is a brief introduction to the charts and globe used in negotiating the trading rights of Portugal and Spain as defined by the Treaty of Tordesillas; the Papal division of the Atlantic into east and west trading zones; Spain to the west, Portugal to the east.  There is a correlation drawn between winds and […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Early Modern) | Pacific
Subjects include: Science & Exploration | Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design