Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration
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Subtitled "A British Government Redemptioner Project to Manufacture Naval Stores"
The author's exploration of the 1709 immigration of Germans to England, and then the colonies, explains the causes and nature of this mass-exodus from the war-ravaged Rhine Valley. Stranded for a time in London, while their fate was debated by politicians, land speculators and even the Queen, they eventually resettled in diverse regions of the British Empire, including Ireland and America. (320pp. illus. index. Heritage Books, 2001.)