By Kathrin Zickermann

ISBN-10: 900424834X

ISBN-13: 9789004248342

In around the German Sea: Early glossy Scottish Connections with the broader Elbe-Weser zone Zickermann analyses the industrial, maritime and armed forces relatives among Scotland and the German towns (Hamburg, Bremen) and territories (Bremen and Verden, Holstein, Braunschweig-Lüneburg) situated along the decrease elements of the rivers Elbe and Weser. according to a wealth of British, German and Scandinavian archival fabric, the examine demonstrates the significance of the sector for Scottish commodity trade and community construction throughout political borders, when contributing considerably to our figuring out of the formation of Scottish groups overseas. It additionally indicates that Scottish advertisement, political, army and spiritual actions in the area – which featured a Danish-Norwegian and Swedish measurement - have been intertwined and can't be studied in isolation.

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Aberdeen, 2009). The second volume of this edition is forthcoming. Thus for the years after 1659 we still rely on an older edition published by Botfield. B. D. D. 1699 (Aberdeen, 1859). 48 Peter Burschel who researched the role of mercenaries in Northwest Germany during the sixteenth and seventeenth century mentions Scots only in passing. Peter Burschel, Söldner im Nordwestdeutschland des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts (Göttingen, 1994), 153–154. 49 Fiedler, ‘Bremen und Verden’, 173–254; Beate-Christine Fiedler, Die Verwaltung der Herzogtümer Bremen und Verden in der Schwedenzeit 1652–1712: Organisation und Wesen der Verwaltung (Stade, 1987).

48 Peter Burschel who researched the role of mercenaries in Northwest Germany during the sixteenth and seventeenth century mentions Scots only in passing. Peter Burschel, Söldner im Nordwestdeutschland des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts (Göttingen, 1994), 153–154. 49 Fiedler, ‘Bremen und Verden’, 173–254; Beate-Christine Fiedler, Die Verwaltung der Herzogtümer Bremen und Verden in der Schwedenzeit 1652–1712: Organisation und Wesen der Verwaltung (Stade, 1987). 50 Douglas Catterall, Community without Borders: Scots Migrants and the Changing Face of Power in the Dutch Republic c.

58 TNA, SP75/7, fol. 34–35, Anstruther to Conway, Hamburg, 23 February 1626 and SP75/7, fol. 138, Anstruther, Abstract of Letters, 26 April–25 May 1626. 59 Waiting for a commission from England which would allow him to intervene more strongly against the vessels leaving the Elbe, the Stuart diplomat Sir Robert Anstruther led intensive negotiations with the Hamburg senate. 61 Furthermore, the town of Stade received a small toll from all ships, including those belonging to Hamburg. 63 Although the English and Dutch ships did not confiscate any commodities, they seriously disrupted Hamburg’s commercial traffic.

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