Ports, piracy, and maritime war piracy in the English Channel and the Atlantic, c. 1280-c. 1330

In Ports, Piracy, and Maritime War Thomas K. Heebøll-Holm presents a study of maritime predation in English and French waters around the year 1300. Heebøll-Holm shows that piracy was often part of private wars between English, French, and Gascon ports and mariners, occupying a liminal space between...

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Main Author: Heeboll-Holm, Thomas K.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden BRILL 2013, 2013
Series:Medieval law and its practice
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • The anatomy of medieval piracy
  • Ports and wine
  • Guerra maritima
  • The laws of the sea and the principles of reprisal
  • The sea, the march and sovereignty
  • Peace and piracy containment
  • Crime and lack of punishment?
  • Conclusion