ELSART, JACQUES [SSNE 8371]
Jacques Elsart was an English privateer ('Sea-Beggar' or 'Wategeuzen') recruited into the service of the Prince of Orange, between 1568-1572. He was captured and executed by the Spanish.
J.C.A. de Meij, De Watergeuzen en de Nederlanden, 1568-1572 (Amsterdam, 1972), p. 320.
This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.