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The Act for Calling Home Seamen and Mariners (1652)

Posted by Jack Abernethy, on October 18th, 2019

On 9 September 1652 the Act for Calling home Seamen and Mariners and Inhibiting such to serve abroad without License was passed by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England. This was a reiteration of a law established in 1650 ordering all ‘English Mariners and Seamen…now serving abroad in the Service of any Forein (sic)... Become A Member

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