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Trade and Traders of North European Timber and Other Naval Provisions in Sixteenth-Century Seville

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This chapter analyses how the market of imported naval provisions functioned in Seville at the end of the sixteenth century. The primary source for this paper is a dataset of notarial deeds formalized by thirty north European merchants who specialized in the trade of extra-peninsular timber in the last third of the century. With an analysis of these operations, this chapter aims to offer wood scientists and nautical archaeologists an overview of the Baltic and Scandinavian naval products that were available in sixteenth-century Seville, and how they were traded.

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Notes

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Jiménez-Montes, G. (2022). Trade and Traders of North European Timber and Other Naval Provisions in Sixteenth-Century Seville. In: Crespo Solana, A., Castro, F., Nayling, N. (eds) Heritage and the Sea . Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-86460-6_8

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