Double? How so? 20% to 30% difference in terms of numbers killed. Numbers of captured? Look at the numbers above. Could be about the same.Sure, at the same time let's also double the number of casualties and captured people at Lowesoft as well. Since "historical inaccuracies and all".
And it is the VOC, not the Dutch Republic that the Chinese was fighting at the time.
And of we can speculate about the number of people involved in battle then we can also speculate about the finances of the company at that time then too, what's good for the goose is good for the gander, bumping it down one or 2 trillion might be a good start.
Let's not forget that the sum estimate was calculated at the peak of the companies growth which is calculated to be in the late 1690s. Not 1662.
So? The British East India Company was also a VOC. The Dutch East India Company had the backing of the monarch and the country if they were really intent on going big like British East India Company.And it is the VOC, not the Dutch Republic that the Chinese was fighting at the time.