England’s Icelandic fishery in the Early Modern period

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The chapter examines the growth and decline of England's cod and ling fishery off Iceland from c.1500-1700. It examines the reasons for the success and failure of the fishery. The chapter also considers how the fishery was prosecuted.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngland's Sea Fisheries
Subtitle of host publicationThe Commercial Sea Fisheries of England and Wales Since 1300
EditorsDavid Starkey, John Ramster, Christopher Reid
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherChatham Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)1861761244, 9781861761248
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2003

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Additional information: The text of the eprint is almost identical to that of the printed volume. Any differences are a result of editorial corrections or ammendments carried out after the author submitted the final version of his text

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  • maritime history
  • English fisheries


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