Prizes and Profits: Dutch Maritime Trade during the Second Anglo-Dutch War

  title={Prizes and Profits: Dutch Maritime Trade during the Second Anglo-Dutch War},
  author={Gijs A. Rommelse},
  journal={International Journal of Maritime History},
  pages={139 - 160}
  • Gijs A. Rommelse
  • Published 1 December 2007
  • History
  • International Journal of Maritime History
The Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667) broke out in January 1665 after relations between the English and Dutch states had deteriorated over a number of years. In 1660, Anglo-Dutch friendship and cooperation had seemed possible after Charles II had been restored to the throne. The States General had immediately despatched an embassy to Whitehall to negotiate a treaty and if possible an alliance with England. The new monarch had told representatives of the States General, who had been sent to… 
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