BEST, JAN [SSNE 8368]
Jan Best was an English privateer ('Sea-Beggar' or 'Wategeuzen') in the service of the Prince of Orange, between 1568-1572. He was impressed into Dutch service but was captured and executed by the Spanish.
J.C.A. de Meij, De Watergeuzen en de Nederlanden, 1568-1572 (Amsterdam, 1972), p. 319.
This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.