Purchase of Christian captives from the Barbary States

Monks paying to pirates to buy and free Christian captives. This is a 17th Century illustration and the author is unknown. It was used a cover image on Wolfgang Kaiser's "Le Commerce des Captifs"

During the 17th century, Barbary pirates and English pirates were in a collaboration against Catholic shipping around Mediterranean.

Monks paying to pirates to buy Christian slaves

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