Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Notes on the early history of Dartmouth: index

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Name Index


Notes on the early history of Dartmouth with special reference to its commerce, shipping and seamen in the fourteenth century

Trans. Devon. Assoc. vol. 12, (1880), pp. 572-590.


Paul Q. Karkeek

Prepared by Michael Steer

Dartmouth was of strategic importance as a deep-water port for sailing vessels. The port was used as the sailing point for the Crusades of 1147 and 1190, and Warfleet Creek, close to Dartmouth Castle is supposed to be named for the vast fleets that assembled there. Dartmouth was a home of the Royal Navy from the reign of Edward III and was twice surprised and sacked during the Hundred Years' War, after which the mouth of the estuary was closed every night with a great chain. The narrow mouth of the Dart is protected by two fortified castles, Dartmouth Castle and Kingswear Castle. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.


Alard, Gervays 580
Arnaud, Edmund 583
Athelstan, King 574
Barber 589
Battayle, Robert de 580
Beorn, Earl 573
Bert, Peter 580
Bohn 573
Brantingham, Thomas de 585
Brittany, Duke of 579
Bryeny, Guydo de 585
Brymour, Roger 583
Buk, Thomas 587
Camden 582
Charnock 575
Chaucer, Geoffrey 585-6, 589
Cleves, Robert 580
Clyfton, John de 585
Colman, J 587
Columbers, Sir Philip de 576
Corpe, John 577
Craik 587
Cutts 578
De Jaille 576
Devon, Earl of 576
Du Chatel 576-7
Dunbar 589
Edward I 574
Edward III 575, 577-9, 581, 585
Fabyan 576
Forbernard, William de 580
Fosbroke 584
Franks, Mr Augustus 574
Froissart 576, 580, 588-9
Godwin 573
Godyng, John 587
Hackluyt 579
Hallam 574
Hardy 573
Hawley, John 583
Hazlitt 589
Heddon, J 587
Henry I 573
Henry III 573, 582
Henry IV 577, 583
Hovedon 573
Huet, William 585
Hunting, M 573
Huntingdon, William de 580
Jal 590
John, King 573-4
Knyghton 582-3
Langtoft, Peter de 585
Leland 573
Lindsay 579
Lung, John de 580
Lye, J 587
Lyndsay 583-5
Lysard, John 587
Macpherson 590
Malmesbury, William of 573
Mercer, John 583
Merewether 573, 575, 577
Michel 581, 583, 587, 590
Nicholas 580, 582, 584, 588-90
Orguiner, John 590
Otterbourne 576
Pardessus, Monsieur 584
Paris, Mathew 573, 579
Paulis 587
Philpott, John 583
Richard I 573, 584
Richard II 577, 583, 588
Riley 589
Roberts 582, 587
Russell, John 580
Rymer 587
Scotland, Robert King of 589
Smale, William 578
Southey 575
Stafford, Earl of 583
Stanbury, John 587
Stubbs 573
Swain 573
Tewxbury, Nicholas de 575
Thomas, Saint 585
Tremouille, Sir Guy de la 589
Treverbien, James 585
Walsingham 576, 582-3
Walter, R 587
Wharton 589
William II, Rufus 573
Wordsworth 580