The Port Royal Earthquake of 1692

Port Royal was captured by the English in 1655 during the invasion of Jamaica. It grew very rapidly both in trade and in notoriety. Treasure from the sacked Spanish cities and goods from many hundreds of ships found a ready market here.

AN INTERVIEW WITH DAVID R SEAR

Ahead of David Sear’s much anticipated new release, An Introductory Guide to Ancient Greek and Roman Coins, Olivia Marshall from our book department asked the author to provide Insider readers with an insight…

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