The Principal Navigations,Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation: Vol. VIII Asia Part I by Richard Hakluyt, Alex Struik |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Principal Navigations,Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation: Vol. VIII Asia Part I

The Principal Navigations,Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation: Vol. VIII Asia Part I

by Richard Hakluyt, Alex Struik
     
 
Richard Hakluyt (circa 1552/1553 - 23 November 1616) was an English writer. He is known for promoting the settlement of North America by the English through his works, notably Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America (1582) and The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation (1589-1600) of which this is Volume VIII,

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Richard Hakluyt (circa 1552/1553 - 23 November 1616) was an English writer. He is known for promoting the settlement of North America by the English through his works, notably Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America (1582) and The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation (1589-1600) of which this is Volume VIII, dealing with Asia.

Hakluyt was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. Between 1583 and 1588 he was chaplain and secretary to Sir Edward Stafford, English ambassador at the French court. An ordained priest, Hakluyt held important positions at Bristol Cathedral and Westminster Abbey and was personal chaplain to Sir Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, principal Secretary of State to Elizabeth I and James I. He was the chief promoter of a petition to James I for letters patent to colonize Virginia, which were granted to the London Company and Plymouth Company (referred to collectively as the Virginia Company) in 1606.

This edition is in Latin with English translations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781481021074
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/15/2012
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

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