The Sovereign of the Seas

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by John Payne
published on 15 February 2022

A 17th-century hand-coloured engraving by John Payne of The Sovereign of the Seas, a ship built in 1637 during the reign of Charles I of England (r. 1625-1649). The ship was built using money from the controversial Ship Money tax. (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich)

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Payne, J. (2022, February 15). The Sovereign of the Seas. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15260/the-sovereign-of-the-seas/

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Payne, John. "The Sovereign of the Seas." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 15, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15260/the-sovereign-of-the-seas/.

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