Admiralty, Black Book of the


Admiralty, Black Book of the
MS containing documents connected with the admiralty of Sir Thomas Beaufort, 9 Hen. VI; ordinances of war made in 1385 and 1419. Volumes II-IV contain the Domesday of Ipswich, the laws of *Oleron, the Spanish Consolat de la Mar, the maritime laws of Gotland, Visby, Flanders, etc. The book is a collection of laws, in French and Latin, relating to the navy, the original MS of which is preserved in the admiralty archives at Whitehall.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Black book of the admiralty — The Black Book of the Admiralty is an English compilation of admiralty law created over the course of several English monarchs reigns. It was started most likely during the reign of Edward III (14th century).The book is hand written and its… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Book of the Admiralty — An English book of the highest authority in admiralty matters, generally supposed to have been compiled during the reign of Edward III. with additions of a later date. It contains the laws of Oleron, a view of crimes and offenses cognizable in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Black Book of the Admiralty — An English book of the highest authority in admiralty matters, generally supposed to have been compiled during the reign of Edward III. with additions of a later date. It contains the laws of Oleron, a view of crimes and offenses cognizable in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Black Book of the Admiralty — The title of an ancient English commentary on admiralty law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Black book — (bl[a^]k b[oo^]k ). 1. One of several books of a political character, published at different times and for different purposes; so called either from the color of the binding, or from the character of the contents. [1913 Webster] 2. A book… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Yellow Admiral — Infobox Book | name = The Yellow Admiral image caption = First edition cover author = Patrick O Brian country = United Kingdom language = English cover artist = Geoff Hunt series = Aubrey Maturin series genre = Historical novel publisher = Harper …   Wikipedia

  • The Reverse of the Medal — Infobox Book name = The Reverse of the Medal author = Patrick O Brian country = United Kingdom language = English cover artist = Geoff Hunt series = Aubrey Maturin series genre = Historical novel publisher = Harper Collins (UK) release date =… …   Wikipedia

  • The Dunciad — Alexander Pope The Dunciad /ˈd …   Wikipedia

  • The Guns of August — Infobox Book | name = The Guns of August author = Barbara Tuchman country = United States language = English publisher = Random House release date = media type = Print (Paperback) genre = Military History, History isbn = ISBN 0 345 38623 X The… …   Wikipedia

  • The Commodore (novel) — Infobox Book | name = The Commodore image caption = First edition cover author = Patrick O Brian country = United Kingdom language = English cover artist = Geoff Hunt series = Aubrey Maturin series genre = Historical novel publisher = Harper… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.