Neptune and the Netherlands: State, Economy, and War at Sea in the Renaissance

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CONTENTS
Notes on conventionsix
List of Plates and Mapsxiii
List of Tables and Figuresxix
Abbreviationsxxiii
Chronologyxxvii
Prefacexxix
Introduction1
1.Chronological and geographical limits5
2.Historiography8
3.Sources: une mer à boire11
4.Points of departure13
Chapter One The seabound Netherlands17
Introduction17
1.Flanders: origin of Admiralty19
2.Holland: maritime power in Western Europe31
3.Zeeland: power base of the Lords of Veere45
Conclusion59
Chapter Two Ordinances and admirals62
Introduction62
1.The Ordinance on the Admiralty of 148863
2.Admirals and vice-admirals, 1488–155889
3.Holland's attack on the Admiralty105
4.The Ordinance on the Admiralty of 1540122
Conclusion129
Chapter Three Defence of the fisheries132
Introduction132
1.Fishery: proportions and changes133
2.Defence of Flanders' fishery, 1488–1547142
3.Defence of Holland's fishery, 1488–1547162
4.Defence of Zeeland's fishery, 1488–1547179
5.Cooperation between the provinces, 1547–1558183
Conclusion201

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • History of Warfare ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Notes on Conventions ix
  • List of Plates and Maps xiii
  • List of Tables and Figures xix
  • Abbreviations xxiii
  • Chronology xxvii
  • Preface xxix
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter One - The Seabound Netherlands 17
  • Chapter Two - Ordinances and Admirals 62
  • Chapter Three - Defence of the Fisheries 132
  • Chapter Four - Commerce and Dynasty 205
  • Chapter Five - Strategy and Dynasty 289
  • Chapter Six - Towards a Permanent War Fleet 358
  • Chapter Sevenprivateering and Admiralty 420
  • Conclusion 481
  • Glossary 497
  • Bibliography 507
  • Index 533
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