(Selwyn Williams) A detailed examination of a 1641 wreck off Chesil Beach in Dorset. The work includes transcriptions of the HCA Inquiry into the wreck with the names of over 300 local witnesses from Portland, Wyke Regis, Fleet, Langton Herring, Abbotbury, Portesham, Radipole, Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, as well as mention of another 200 or so local people.
A transcription of the 1641(2) Protestation Returns for all these villages is also included, as well as a list of ships engaged in privateering from Weymouth between 1580 and the 1600s.
320 pages. Soft covers.