Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
argieralternative form of "algiers"
Blank period for the time of Sam:Algiers (Al Jazair or Alger) city (state capital), historyhas interesting past:http://www.greatestcities.com/Africa/Algeria/Al...more http://lexicorient.com/cgi-bin/eo-direct-frame....http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algiersin 1631 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore%2C_Count...corsairs of http://www.cindyvallar.com/barbarycorsairs.html
Petition a foot for the rescue of poor English enslaved: Captives at Algiers, &c.Ordered, That all such Members of this House as serve for Devonshire and Cornewall, be added to the Committee to which the Petition of the poor Captives of Algiers is referred; and have Voices at that Committee so far only as concerns the said Captives
From: British History OnlineSource: House of Commons Journal Volume 8: 15 February 1662. Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8, (1802).URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?com...Date: 08/03/2005
The Mole of Argier was a main concern of the Diary, beginning 1 February 1661/62 http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1662/02/01/
Pedro. on Wed 2 Feb 2005, 9:20 am | Link“mole of Argier”
The inner harbour was begun in 1518 by Khair-ad-Din Barbarossa (see History, below), who, to accommodate his pirate vessels, caused the island on which was Fort Penon to be connected with the mainland by a mole. The lighthouse which occupies the site of Fort Penon was built in 1544.
“Mole” in the Glossary on this site
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