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Galley slave

Author: Jean Marteilhe; Vincent McInerney
Publisher: Barnsley : Seaforth, 2010.
Series: Seafarers' voices, 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A ... first hand account of a galley slave in the early eighteenth century, written by a French Protestant who was subjected to harrowing conditions and murderous toil. all for the sake of his beliefs."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jean Marteilhe; Jean Marteilhe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Marteilhe; Vincent McInerney
ISBN: 9781848320703 1848320701
OCLC Number: 664114039
Language Note: Translated from the French of Mémoires d'un protestant.
Description: xii, 210 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Foreword: A description of a galley, its crew, and method of fighting --
1. Flight and capture 1700-1701 --
2. The prisons at Tournay [Tournai] and Lille --
3. To Dunkirk [Dunkerque] and the galley chain 1702 --
4. Incidents at the galleys, Dunkirk 1703-1705 --
5. We almost perish in a great storm, Dunkirk 1707 --
6. Our galley destroyed, the crew massacred, Dunkirk 1708 --
7. At Dunkirk 1709 --
8. We are removed with great torments from the galleys at Dunkirk to those at Marseilles 1712 --
9. The last of the chains 1713.
Series Title: Seafarers' voices, 1
Other Titles: Mémoires d'un protestant.
Responsibility: Jean Marteilhe ; edited with an introduction by Vincent McInerney.

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"A ... first hand account of a galley slave in the early eighteenth century, written by a French Protestant who was subjected to harrowing conditions and murderous toil. all for the sake of his beliefs."--Back cover.

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