The dispersed nature of power during the medieval period rendered attempts to distinguish, through the issuance of letters of reprisal and marque, between authorized naval commerce warfare and freebooting
piracy more theoretical than real.
Also, what party is going to accept these freebooting
Commercial fishing is a deeply troubled industry, caught between a freebooting
past in which high seas fishing was a free-for-all among fishermen who behaved as if the fish in the sea were inexhaustible--and a future in which fish populations are known to be finite, with many threatened or even facing extinction.
The Federal Government played a key interventionist role in the midst of all this freebooting
capitalism, following certain Whig traditions, to make Minnesota, as well as much of the West, ripe for development.
voyages to the Caribbean by vessels from Philadelphia and other ports captured nearly 2,500 Spanish and French merchant ships and reaped enormous profits for both the buccaneers and the colonial seaboard merchants who exported manufactured goods to the Caribbean in exchange for sugar and molasses to supply colonial distilleries.
Most fatefully of all, in 1171, seizing the initiative from a group of freebooting
Anglo-Norman adventurers summoned to the aid of Ireland's warring kings, he launched an expedition of his own across the Irish Sea: virtually the only time that a successful conquest of Ireland was initiated from the British mainland.
But regulars who broke the rules of war are not the primary concern here; rather, Ward focuses on marauding bands composed of little more than outlaws, members of freebooting
gangs motivated by a combination of "revenge and greed" who roamed between the lines in a lawless no-man's land (x).
NAIROBI - Kenya's government is introducing tough new rules aimed at regulating the public transport sector, especially the freebooting
15, Kyodo - Kenya's government is introducing tough new rules aimed at regulating the public transport sector, especially the freebooting
London's trips to Polynesia and Mexico did prompt some cynical descriptions of whites as freebooting
imperialists running roughshod over native cultures, and his Hawaiian stories in particular reveal a new admiration for non-Caucasians.
The editors of Fortune and BusinessWeek greeted the early success of Bernard Ebbers at WorldCom and Kenneth Lay at Enron with a similar fluttering of mindless awe--fearless CEOs, freebooting
captains of commercial enterprise, tough-minded and resolute, driving up the stock price as if punching cows across the Missouri River into Marlboro Country and the California energy market.
The real thing (clockwise from top left)Welsh pirates Howell Davis,Black Bart Roberts (BartiDdu)and Captain Henry Morgan, whose exploits led to him becoming governor of Jamaica; When Black Bart was killed, the English captain was knighted; Terry Breverton; Without Morgan Jamaica would have been lost to the Spanish; Terry Breverton; The piratical image exploited by Hollywood in stars such as Errol Flynn owes much to the exploits of freebooting
Welsh captains and crews