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Crump, Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century (London, 1931 ), p. 105, and supra, n. 64. 79. P. ), Découvenes el établissemenis ilex Francais dans l'Ouest et dans le Sud de l'Amtrique Septentrionale, 1614-1754. pt iv (Paris' 1880), p. 17; Johnson, pp. 182-3, 274, 307; Rogers, pp. 22, 206; Dampier, pp. 195, 219. 80. Sir C. Wager to Admiralty, 1727, cit. G. ), Documents Relating lo Law and Custom of the Sea, 2 vols. (Navy Ree. , 1915-16), ii, 266. Cf. T. Hesketh, A Discourse concerning Plunder (London, 1703), arguing, with reference to the plunder of St Mary's and of the Vigo galleons in 1702, that booty belongs to him who takes it; and more generally, F.

Their first petition, moderately worded by comparison with what was to come, he described as "needless tautologies, insignificant expressions, and dull confusion". "' The agreements Shelvocke had to make at sea defining and dividing plunder—those articles in a prize to which the captors had sole claim, such as the personal possessions of prisoners--follow almost word for word those made by Woodes Rogers and his fellow captain, Stephen Courtney, whose grand stroke was to surrender "the whole Cabin-Plunder", that is, the contents of "the Great Cabbins" of captured shipmasters and often therefore the best of the pillage.

T. Harlow (Camden 3rd ser. no. 34), p. 2; cf. Newton, Colonising Enterprises, pp. 267-8, 315-17. 42. Op. , p. 113. 43. , pp. P. d. |I925|), p. 134. 44. Debien, Engages, ch. v. 45. R. Mousnier, Fureurs paysannes (Paris, 1967), pp. 72, 90, and review by R. Mandrou in Rev. , ccxlii (1969), 29-40. 46. C. Hill, Puritanism and Revolution (London, 1958), p. 136. 47. Debien, Engages, pp. 109, 131; L. Lewis, "English Commemorative Sculpture in Jamaica", Jam. Hist. , ix ( 1972), p. 12. 48. A. Biet, Voyage de la France Equinoxiale en I'lsle de Cayenne (Paris, 1664), pp.

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