Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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BRITISH FISHERY

An account of early underachievement, overdue triumph and eventual decline in both England and Scotland, featuring kings, economists and fishermen

DUTCH GRAND FISHERY

The rise and fall of the 'Groote Visserye', its role in the Dutch War of Independence and in various wars with England and Scotland

SCANIA FISHERY

The story of the first great empire-shaping herring fishery together with historical and scientific speculations on its rise and its fall