IN THEE STAITS SERVIS
122, 158, 195-196, 213-219, 267. SirThomas Allin pressed men out of a French war
ship in 1677. See ibid, 84.
35 Svenska Riksarkiv, Stockholm, Anglica VII, 544, Handlingar Ang. Kaperier, 1691-
1694, Scottish Admiralty Court, translation into English from Swedish in the hand of
the Swedish resident, Christoffer Leijoncrona, 26 January 1694 [4 pages, unfoliated].
Von der Wyk had been pacified with his own sword, taken from him in the fistfight
ashore. The situation was later calmed when Robbeson took the Swedish Lieutenant
aboard Woolwich to see the local British Commander-in-Chief, Hamilton. Hamilton
reprimanded his subordinate, had the Swede's wounds tended and then released him.
See ibid. My thanks to Dr S. Murdoch for this material.
36 Pepys, Naval Minutes, 36. Wyborne reported a Very great number' of English seamen
married in France - particularly at Toulon and Marseilles. See ibid.
37 Captain Henry Appleton to Navy Committee, 27 August 1652, CSPD 1651-1652,
38 'Information from Yarmouth', 22 July/1 August 1652, S.R. Gardiner C.T. Atkinson
(eds.), Letters and Papers Relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654 (London, 1898)
[First Dutch War], vol. I, 384-385. [My italics, see discussion of pay below.]
39 J.C. de Jonge, Geschiedenis van het Nederlandsche Zeewezen (Haarlem, 1858), vol. I,
40 NA (K), State Papers, Gazettes and Pamphlets, United Provinces of the Netherlands
[SP], 119/311, 320. Placart forbidding outbound voyages, 1672; Placart forbidding all
merchant voyages, including the herring fishery, 1673.
41 NA (K), State Papers, Foreign, Holland and the United Provinces [SP] 84/173, f. 200.
States General, Extract Resolution, 6 December 1664.
42 H.H. Rowen, John de Witt: Grand Pensionary of Holland (Princeton, 1978), 577.
43 NA (K), SP 29/305, f. 40. Silas Taylor to Williamson, 4 April 1672. See also CSPD
44 NA (K), SP 29/157, f. 4. Petition of Rowland Gilbert to Charles II, 24 May 1666.
45 NA (K), SP 29/305, f. 18. Silas Taylor to Williamson, 2 April 1672. See also CSPD
46 H.C. Hazewinkel, 'Symptomen van den naijver tusschen Rotterdam en Amsterdam
gedurende de jaren, volgende op den Tweeden Engelschen Oorlog', Rotterdamsch
Jaarboekje, 5, (1937), 79.
47 NA (K), SP 84/188, ff. 140, 185. Samuel Tucker to Juan Antonio Bereira, 29 March
1672; Samuel Tucker to Williamson, 5 April 1672.
48 NA (K), SP 29/305, f. 7. Richard Bower to Williamson, 1 April 1672. See also CSPD
1671-1672, 277. The ships at Rotterdam had already been iced in for some weeks.
Flushing was a deep water port and less vulnerable to ice; this may explain the dispari
ty in numbers at that particular time between the British ships at the two ports. The
overall throughput of British vessels at Rotterdam was much larger than at Flushing.
49 NA (K), SP 29/305, f. 40. Silas Taylor to Williamson, 4 April 1672. See also CSPD
50 NA (K), SP 84/188, ff. 120-121. States General placart, 19 March 1672. See also NA
(K) SP 119/303, 308.
51 For example, see A proclamation for revocation of Mariners from forreine services',
1605, in J.F. Larkin P.L. Huges (eds.), Stuart Royal Proclamations, vol. I, Royal
Proclamations of Kingjames I, 1603-1625 (Oxford, 1973), 108-111; CSPD 1603-1610,
200. See also Grosjean, An Unoffcial Alliance, 118, citing Proclamation of Charles I
recalling seamen and masters from foreign service, 1634, in J.F. Larkin (ed.), Stuart
Royal Proclamations, vol. II, Royal Proclamations of King Charles I, 1625-1646 (Oxford,
1983), 417-8. My thanks to Dr S. Murdoch for this second reference.
52 Recall and prohibition of foreign service, 1664, Register of the Privy Council of Scotland
1661-1664, xix, 538-539.