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Waterford merchants and their families on distant shores : Waterford traders in Spain and France 1600 to 1800 / Liam Murphy.

By: Murphy, Liam.
Publisher: Dublin : Kingdom Books, 2018Description: 288 p., 4 p. of plates : ill. (col.), maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781916476400.Subject(s): Irish -- France -- History. -- 17th century | Irish -- Spain -- History. -- 17th century | Waterford (Ireland : County) -- History -- 17th century. -- Early works to 1800 | Ireland -- Economic relations -- History. -- Spain. -- France | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 17th century. -- EuropeDDC classification: 941.91
Contents:
1. A brief history of the port of Waterford and its overseas trade up to the mid-seventeenth century -- 2. The Waterford merchants from 1280 to 1650 -- 3. Málaga -- 4. Cádiz -- 5. Seville -- 6. Tenerife -- 7. Huelva, La Coruna, Baiona and Bilbao -- 8. St Malo -- 9. Nantes -- 10. Bordeaux and La Rochelle -- 11. Dunkirk, Ostend and Bruges -- 12. Concluding remarks
Summary: This book is a history of the many Waterford merchants who were forced to leave Waterford after they lost their power and trading livelihoods as a result of the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland in 1650. It deals, not only with the careers of these merchants in some of the port cities of France, Spain and the Spanish Netherlands in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but also with the lives of some of their families and descendants. Publisher
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. A brief history of the port of Waterford and its overseas trade up to the mid-seventeenth century -- 2. The Waterford merchants from 1280 to 1650 -- 3. Málaga -- 4. Cádiz -- 5. Seville -- 6. Tenerife -- 7. Huelva, La Coruna, Baiona and Bilbao -- 8. St Malo -- 9. Nantes -- 10. Bordeaux and La Rochelle -- 11. Dunkirk, Ostend and Bruges -- 12. Concluding remarks

This book is a history of the many Waterford merchants who were forced to leave Waterford after they lost their power and trading livelihoods as a result of the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland in 1650. It deals, not only with the careers of these merchants in some of the port cities of France, Spain and the Spanish Netherlands in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but also with the lives of some of their families and descendants. Publisher

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