The Origin and Early History of the Russia Or Muscovy Company, Taken from Kakluyt, Purchas,etc

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1830 - 38 pages
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Page 4 - Merchant Adventurers for the Discovery of Regions, Dominions, Islands, and Places unknown.
Page 32 - Journall, that hee came to the height of 81. degrees, where he gave Names to certayne places, upon the Continent of Greenland formerly discovered, which continue to this day, namely, Whale Bay, and Hackluit Headland, and being hindred with Ice, returned home without any further use made of the Countrey, and in ranging homewards hee discovered an Hand lying in 71. degrees, which...
Page 8 - ... was oftener displayed in private than in public, was remarkable for its beauty and simplicity. As a Christian, he was sincere and devout; and the manner of his death suited the exemplary character of his life. CABOT, Sebastian, a navigator of great eminence and abilities, w¡w born at Bristol, about the year 1477.
Page 31 - Borgo tells me that he was the bearer of a letter from the Emperor to the King of France (of which I obtained the enclosed copy from M.
Page 29 - ... admitted and presented the Emperor in the behalfe of the English Merchants trading thither, a present wishing him joy, and long to raigne in tranquilitie, and so kissed the Emperors hand, he accepting the present with good liking, and avouching, that for his sisters sake Queene Elizabeth of England, he would be a gracious Lord to her Merchants, in as ample maner as [I.

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