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Author Ward, Robin (Robin McGregor)

Title The world of the medieval shipmaster : law, business and the sea c.1350-c.1450 / Robin Ward
Published Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1. The Shipmaster and the Law; 2. The Shipmaster and the Rise and Fall of the Admirals' Courts; 3. The Shipmaster as Owner, Partner and Employee; 4. The Shipmaster's On-Shore Responsibilities; 5. The Shipmaster's Off-Shore Responsibilities; 6. The Shipmaster at Sea: Navigation and Meteorology; 7. The Shipmaster at Sea -- Seamanship; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX 1: Transcription and translation of the MS Liber Horn copy of the Lex d'Oleron; APPENDIX 2: Transcription and translation of the Inquisition of Queenborough
Summary Despite a background of war, piracy, depopulation, bullion shortages, adverse political decisions, legal uncertainties and deteriorating weather conditions, between the mid-fourteenth and the mid-fifteenth centuries the English merchant shipping industry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Maritime law -- England -- History -- To 1500
Merchant marine -- England -- History -- To 1500
Merchant marine -- England -- Management -- History -- To 1500
Ship captains -- England -- History -- To 1500
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Maritime law.
Merchant marine -- Management.
Merchant marine.
Ship captains.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1846157781