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Total war in Tudor England

Abstract:

One day in the early 1520s John Byrcham, Robert Saumon, Bartholomew Storme and Robert Wyndell of Whitby went out fishing. As they headed back to port with their catch they were intercepted by a French warship and taken prisoner. They negotiated a ransom of £22 6s 8d to free themselves, their ship and their fish, and Byrcham went into Whitby and on to Bridlington to get the money from the ship’s owners, a widow called Elizabeth Dodys and William Browneflete, head of the town’s rich Augustin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Merton College
Publisher:
Immediate Media Publisher's website
Journal:
BBC History Magazine Journal website
Pages:
54-58
Publication date:
2018-04-01
Acceptance date:
2017-12-15
Pubs id:
pubs:831780
URN:
uri:6d2f46d3-d032-4d26-bf28-5f70f8c44b34
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uuid:6d2f46d3-d032-4d26-bf28-5f70f8c44b34
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pubs:831780

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