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" The same principle continued to be recognised. The charter granted to Sir Humphrey Gilbert, in 1578, authorizes him to discover and take possession of such remote, heathen, and barbarous lands as were not actually possessed by any Christian prince or... "
Chronicles of Border Warfare, Or, A History of the Settlement by the Whites ... - Page 2
by Alexander Scott Withers, William Powers, William Hacker, Lyman Copeland Draper - 1895 - 447 pages
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The life of George Washington, Volume 1

John Marshall - 1805
...respect to the nature of such settlements. Elizabeth authorizes sir Humphrey, his heirs, and assigns, to discover, and take possession of such remote, heathen,...actually possessed by any christian prince, or people. She vests in him, his heirs, and assigns forever, the lands so to be discovered and possessed, with...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 3

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 1804
...respect to the nature of such settlements. Elizabeth authorizes sir Humphrey, his heirs and assigns, to discover and take possession of such remote, heathen,...actually possessed by any Christian prince, or people. She vests in him, his heirs and assigns forever, the lands so to be discovered and possessed, with...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 21

United States. Supreme Court, Alexander James Dallas, Henry Wheaton, William Cranch, John William Wallace, William Tod Otto - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...principle continued to be recognised. The charter granted to Sir Humphrey Gilbert, in 1578, authorizes him to discover and take possession of such remote, heathen,...actually possessed by any Christian prince or people. This charter was afterwards renewed to Sir Walter Raleigh, in nearly the same terms. By the charter...
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The history of North Carolina, Volume 1

François Xavier Martin - History - 1829
...Raleigh, who had obtained from queen Elizabeth a patent, authorising him, his heirs or assigns, to take possession of such remote, heathen and barbarous lands, as were not occupied by any Christian prince. Amidas and Barlow had sailed from the Thames, and taking their route...
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The history of Devonshire

Thomas Moore (writer on Devon.) - 1829
...laid before the Queen and her Council, he obtained letters patent, empowering him to discover " such heathen and barbarous lands as were not actually possessed by any Christian princes, nor inhabited by any Christian people." From the information he had received of pilots and...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Raleigh: With Some Account of the Period ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1830 - 496 pages
...which he laid before the Queen and council, he obtained letters patent, empowering him to " discover such remote, heathen, and barbarous lands as were not actually possessed by any Christian, nor inhabited by any Christian people." So indistinct were the notions which even the most cultivated...
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The Early History of the Southern States: Virginia, North and South Carolina ...

Lambert Lilly - Southern States - 1832 - 192 pages
...to authorize Raleigh, and "his heirs and assigns forever," to discover and colonize all such remote and barbarous lands as were not actually possessed by any Christian prince or people. All such lands and colonies, however, were to ,,be forever subject to the English crown, and to pay...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833
...principle continued to be recognised. The charter granted to Sir Humphrey Gilbert, in 1578, authorizes him to discover and take possession of such remote, heathen,...actually possessed by any Christian prince or people. This charter was afterwards renewed to Sir Walter Raleigh, in nearly the same terms. §14. "By the...
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Imaginative Biography, Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Biography - 1834
...queen and council by which he obtained a grant, dated March 25, 1584, of " free liberty to discover such remote heathen and barbarous lands as were not actually possessed by any Christian, nor inhabited by Christian people." For this purpose he fitted out two vessels, which sailed on the...
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