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Across the German Sea: Early Modern Scottish Connections by Kathrin Zickermann

By Kathrin Zickermann

In around the German Sea: Early sleek Scottish Connections with the broader Elbe-Weser zone Zickermann analyses the economic, maritime and army family members among Scotland and the German towns (Hamburg, Bremen) and territories (Bremen and Verden, Holstein, Braunschweig-Lüneburg) positioned along the decrease components of the rivers Elbe and Weser. in accordance with a wealth of British, German and Scandinavian archival fabric, the learn demonstrates the significance of the quarter for Scottish commodity alternate and community construction throughout political borders, when contributing considerably to our knowing of the formation of Scottish groups overseas. It additionally indicates that Scottish advertisement, political, army and non secular actions in the quarter – which featured a Danish-Norwegian and Swedish size - have been intertwined and can't be studied in isolation.

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Hamburg, 6 August 1627. 107 TNA, SP75/8 fol. 244–245, Anstruther to Carleton, Hamburg, 1 August 1627; SP75/8, fol. , Hamburg, 6 August 1627. 108 TNA, SP75/8 fol. 398–408, Anstruther to Viscount Conway, Hamburg, 30 November 1627. 109 TNA, SP75/8 fol. , 16 September 1627. 110 TNA, SP75/8 fol. , Hamburg, 15 September 1627. 111 TNA, SP75/8, fol. 338–339, Anstruther to (Carleton), Hamburg, 4 October 1627; SP75/8, fol. 380–381, Morgan to Conway, Stade, 1 November 1627. 115 After the fall of Stade, the importance of maritime power on the Elbe and the keeping of Glückstadt increased even more.

99 TNA, SP75/8 fol. 244–245, Anstruther to Carleton, Hamburg, 1 August 1627; Jörg Rathjen, Soldaten im Dorf: Ländliche Gesellschaft und Kriege in den Herzogtümern Schleswig und Holstein 1625–1720 (Kiel, 2004), 39–40. 100 TNA, SP75/8 fol. 240, Anstruther to Sackville Trevor, Hamburg, 29 July 1627. 101 Ibid. 102 TNA, SP75/8, fol. , Hamburg, 6 August 1627. 103 TNA, SP75/8 fol. , Hamburg, 15 September 1627. 104 Ibid. 34 chapter one authorities recognised their negotiation powers and pressed not only for free access to the North Sea but also the friendly treatment of their ships by English and Scottish men-of-war on the open sea.

114 Ibid. 115 TNA, SP 75/8 fol. 128–129, Anstruther to Viscount Conway, Hamburg, 3 May 1628. , 34–35; Schukys, ‘Die Einwirkungen des Dreißigjährigen Krieges’, 235. 117 Ibid. 118 Ibid. , 32–33. , 34–35; Schukys, ‘Die Einwirkungen des Dreißigjährigen Krieges’, 235. 36 chapter one service for the duration of six month. 121 Thereafter, Morgan’s troops were stationed in Glückstadt under appalling conditions.

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