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English seamen in the sixteenth century

James Anthony Froude

English seamen in the sixteenth century

lectures delivered at Oxford Easter terms 1893-4

by James Anthony Froude

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


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Statementby J.A. Froude.
The Physical Object
Pagination309p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19130740M

He was a Catholic, but an English Catholic, as those reverend prelates are. In the service of the Crown there were but seven revenue cruisers in commission, the largest tons, with eight merchant brigs altered for fighting. The Spanish, having an enormous advantage in numbers, were able to land a force on the island, seize the English battery there, cut down the gunners, and turn the guns close at hand on the devoted Jesus. Hawkins, confident in Elizabeth's protection, quietly answered that the Spaniard had broken the laws of the port, and that it was necessary to assert the Queen's authority.

Hawkins himself with the survivors of the crew took to their boats, dashed through the enemy, [Pg 79] who vainly tried to take them, and struggled out after the Minion and the Judith. The Spanish and Portuguese Governments claimed, as I said, the control of the traffic. Nabil Matar, Britain and Barbary, — The Channel was the chief hunting-ground, as being the highway between Spain and the Low Countries. The Hawkinses and the Drakes were near relations.

The first English in Texas, according to an early written account, were not settlers, but three seamen set ashore by John Hawkins in Mexico in the sixteenth century near Tampico, after a battle with the Spanish at Veracruz on Hawkins' third expedition to the Indies. This book provides an overview of our knowledge of English seamen during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and the tumultuous world in which they lived. Domingo with the Governor's consent, and confiscation was sharp practice. Cabins and bunks were provided for officers, but sailors often slept on the deck in the bow, or below in bad weather. An order had been sent to St.


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His troops were defeated, his brother Louis was killed. Those who did not die under this pious treatment were passed over to the Holy Office at Seville and were condemned to the galleys. Life depended on speed of sailing. Most recently updated: January 28, He would go out again.

Although this sounds like a wholesome meal, as the weeks went by the meat might spoil, the butter turn rancid, the beer go sour, and the many biscuits reduced to dust by the weevils. Seamen were duly provided in other ways, and such as the time required.

Time and he and the Pope were three powers which in the end, he thought, would prove irresistible, and indeed it seemed, after Hawkins's return, as if Philip would turn out to be right.

One must never destroy a printed page as it might belong to the Bible. There was supposed to be a shelter of some kind somewhere on the east side of the Gulf of Mexico, where it was hoped they might obtain provisions.

The Social History of English Seamen, 1485

Others, who understood any kind of business, were allowed to settle in towns, make money, and even marry and establish themselves.

But all alike, he insists, were eager for a revolution. There grew up in the seagoing population an enthusiasm of hatred for that holy institution, and a passionate desire for revenge.

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English seamen in the sixteenth century book the Spanish ambassador reported him as silently building ships in the Thames and at Portsmouth. After the business at Gibraltar, Philip's subjects were not safe in English harbours. The expedition sailed in October At the same instant the guns of the galleons and of the [Pg 78] shore batteries opened fire on the Jesus and her consorts, and in the smoke and confusion Spaniards swarmed out of the hulk and sprang on the Minion's decks.

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In some way or other he came to know one Mr. The Spanish settlers required labourers for the plantations. Fletcher of Rye. The money was to be delivered in bullion at Antwerp.English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century.

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