Across the German Sea: Early Modern Scottish Connections by Kathrin Zickermann

By Kathrin Zickermann

In around the German Sea: Early smooth Scottish Connections with the broader Elbe-Weser area Zickermann analyses the economic, maritime and army family among Scotland and the German towns (Hamburg, Bremen) and territories (Bremen and Verden, Holstein, Braunschweig-Lüneburg) situated along the reduce components of the rivers Elbe and Weser. in accordance with a wealth of British, German and Scandinavian archival fabric, the learn demonstrates the significance of the area for Scottish commodity alternate and community construction throughout political borders, when contributing considerably to our knowing of the formation of Scottish groups overseas. It additionally exhibits that Scottish advertisement, political, army and spiritual actions in the quarter – which featured a Danish-Norwegian and Swedish size - have been intertwined and can't be studied in isolation.

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90 TNA, SP 75/8 fol. A. Beller, ‘The Military Expedition of Sir Charles Morgan to Germany, 1627–9’, The English Historical Review, vol. 43 (1928), 528–530; Murdoch, Britain, Denmark-Norway and the House of Stuart, 68. 91 TNA, SP 75/8 fol. 57–58, Anstruther to Conway, Hamburg, 24 March 1627. 92 TNA, SP 75/8, fol. 76–77, Anstruther to Conway, Altona, 20 April 1627. 93 TNA, SP 75/8 fol. 57–58, Anstruther to Conway, Hamburg, 24 March 1627. 94 TNA, SP 75/8, fol. 76–77, Anstruther to Conway, Altona, 20 April 1627; Beller, ‘The Military Expedition’, 531.

The chapter examines the reason for their presence and the role of Scottish exiles for the region and vice versa. Collectively these chapters allow for an insight into Scottish networking in this complex region for the first time, and in so doing it is hoped give a significant contribution on the role of Scots in Northern Europe. , Aberdeen, 2009). The second volume of this edition is forthcoming. Thus for the years after 1659 we still rely on an older edition published by Botfield. B. D. D. 1699 (Aberdeen, 1859).

94 TNA, SP 75/8, fol. 76–77, Anstruther to Conway, Altona, 20 April 1627; Beller, ‘The Military Expedition’, 531. ), Monro, Robert, 14–19. , 227, 5 April 1627. 96 TNA, SP 75/8 fol. 148, (Charles) Morgan to Viscount (Edward) Conway, Quarter in Wasserbaden, 12 June 1627. 98 Despite his best efforts, Christian IV’s control of the Elbe began to crumble from July 1627. 101 This prompted Anstruther to ask the English Admiral and Vice-Admiral if they could fight the Hamburgers within the Elbe without hazarding their vessels.

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