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The Hawkins' Voyages During the Reigns of Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth, and James I

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Hakluyt First Series

  • Date Published: May 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108011488

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  • The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. The first volume issued by the Society was the Observations of Sir Richard Hawkins, and this later edition of that work includes additional narratives about other members of the Hawkins family: Richard's grandfather William, his father Sir John and his cousin William. The volume was 'intended to be a monograph of the naval enterprises of the great Elizabethan navigators of the name of Hawkins', from voyages to Brazil in the reign of Henry VIII to the foundation of the East India Company in 1600.

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    • Date Published: May 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108011488
    • length: 520 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.65kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. The voyage of William Hawkins in 1530
    2. The first voyage of Sir John Hawkins
    3. The second voyage of Sir John Hawkins
    4. The arrival, and courtesy of Sir John Hawkins to the distressed Frenchmen in Florida
    5. The third voyage of Sir John Hawkins
    6. The observations of Sir Richard Hawkins, Kt., in his voyage into the South Sea, A.D. 1593
    7. A Spanish account of the naval action between Sir Richard Hawkins and Don Beltran de Castro
    8. Journal of the voyage under Captain Fenton (1582) kept by William Hawkins
    9. Journal of the voyage of the Hector, kept by Captain William Hawins (1607)
    10. Captain William Hawkins
    his relations of the occurents which happened in the time of his residence in India, in the country of the Great Mogul
    11. A briefe discourse of the strength, wealth, and government, with some customs, of the Great Mogul, by Captain William Hawkins
    Index.

  • Editor

    Clements R. Markham

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