Peter von Danizg: the story of a Great Caravel, 1462-1475

Beata Możejko

Abstract

This study traces the chequered history of Peter von Danzig, a French caravel which was inadvertently taken over by Gdańsk (Danzig). Beata Możejko charts the fluctuating and often dramatic fortunes of the caravel, from her arrival in Gdańsk as a merchantman in 1462 to her demise near La Rochelle in 1475. The author examines the caravel’s role as a warship during the Anglo-Hanseatic conflict, and her most famous operation, when she was used by Gdańsk privateer Paul Beneke to capture a Burgundian galley with a rich cargo that included Hans Memling’s Last Judgement triptych. Using literary and archival sources, Możejko provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the information available about the caravel and her colourful career.
Book typeMonograph
Author Beata Możejko (FH/IH)
Beata Możejko,,
- Institute of History
PublisherBrill, MNiSW [200]
Publishing place (Publisher address)Leiden ; Boston
ISBN978-90-04-35810-2
Other ISBN978-90-04-40844-9
Issue year2020
Book series /Journal (in case of Journal special issue)Northern World, ISSN 1569-1462, (0 pkt)
No86
Pages337
Publication size in sheets16.85
DOIDOI:10.1163/9789004408449
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)300
Score correctionScore increased (at least one author declares Humanities, Social sciences or Theological science)
Score sourcepublisherList
ScoreMinisterial score = 300.0, 23-04-2020, MonograhOrBookMainLanguagesAuthor
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