1st Edition

The Voyages and Colonising Enterprises of Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Volumes I-II




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ISBN 9781409424857
Published October 27, 2010 by Routledge
578 Pages

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Book Description

Volume I: A collection of documents, chiefly from English sources, including a few relating to Ireland, edited with introduction and notes. First published: 1940. Volume II: Includes documents relating to the Munster plantation scheme, 1569, and the Knollys piracy, 1579. The main pagination is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1940.

Table of Contents

Contents: Volume I: Preface; List of authorities; Introduction; The North-West Project, 1565-67; Irish Colonisation Schemes, 1567-72; A New Passage to Cataia; The First Expedition, 1577-79. Volume II: Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Final Project, 1580-84; Sir George Peckham's True Reporte ...; John Dee, Adrian Gilbert and the North-West Passage; Appendices; Index.

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