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Sir Martin Frobisher"s search for the Northwest Passage

Ottilie Gertrude Boetzkes

Sir Martin Frobisher"s search for the Northwest Passage

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Passage.
    • Subjects:
    • Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594.,
    • Northwest Passage.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [163]

      Statement[by] Ottilie G. Boetzkes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG650 1576 .B6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination162, [1] p.
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5930884M
      LC Control Number64057136
      OCLC/WorldCa4521766

      Sir Martin Frobisher ( or – 15 November ) was an English seaman who made three voyages to the New World to look for the Northwest landed in northeastern Canada, around today's Resolution Island and Frobisher Bay. On his second voyage, Frobisher found what he thought was gold ore and carried tons of it home on three ships, where initial assaying determined it to Born: c. or , Altofts, Yorkshire, England.   Search metadata Search text contents Search TV news captions Search archived web sites Advanced Search. Sir Martin Frobisher Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. SINGLE BOOK PAGE TEXT. Uplevel BACK B.


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Sir Martin Frobisher"s search for the Northwest Passage by Ottilie Gertrude Boetzkes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sir Martin Frobisher's search for the Northwest Passage. New York, Exposition Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Martin Frobisher, Sir; Martin Frobisher, Sir: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ottilie Gertrude Boetzkes.

Martin Frobisher was born in (some say ) in Yorkshire, England. His merchant father, Bernard Frobisher, sent him to stay with a relative, Sir John York, in London, where Frobisher. Sir Martin Frobisher, mariner, privateer, explorer (born ca. near Wakefield, England; died 22 November in Plymouth, England).

Frobisher was an English seaman who completed three voyages to North America, first in search of the Northwest Passage and then mineral treasure. During his first expedition, he became the first European to navigate the waterway now known as Frobisher Bay and.

In –78 the English mariner Martin Frobisher undertook three voyages in search of a Northwest Passage to the Far East. In Sir Francis Drake made his famous voyage around the world, plundering the western coast of South America en route.

A year later Sir Humphrey Gilbert, one of the. I would have preferred more embellishment from the author of the key events in Frobishers career, so found the book too short.

Martin Frobisher is an Elizabethan hero overshadowed by Drake, Hawkins and Raleigh, a fascinating individual neglected because he was not as successful as the contemporaries sticks to what are the facts known of Frobishers eventful life/5(3).

Inthe Elizabethan adventurer Martin Frobisher setout to discover the North-west passage to China, across the barren wastes of northern Canada.

He failed to find the passage, and spent most of his time on a fool's search for gold - but the remains of his settlement have recently been excavated by Robert McGhee, who has produced the reconstruction of the hut shown here. The mystique of the Northwest Passage: Martin Frobisher's voyages to the Arctic wasteland, Our People in America" --The art of navigation and the ethics of seafaring in sixteenth-century maritime Europe --The mystique of the Northwest Passage: the way dangerous, the route # Sir Martin Frobisher\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n.

Sir Martin Frobisher. English Explorer. Sir Martin Frobisher was one of the first Englishmen to search for the Northwest Passage, and he personally led three expeditions to the Canadian is known as one of Queen Elizabeth I's most aggressive and enterprising seamen, feared by Europeans for his privateering and for his role in the battle against the Spanish Armada in Sir Martin Frobisher (c.

or – 15 November [1]) was an English seaman and notable sailor in the British Royal Navy. He made three voyages to the New World to look for the Northwest Passage. All landed in northeastern Canada, around today's Resolution Island and Frobisher Bay.[2].

Martin Frobisher, Sir words, approx. 2 pages Sir Martin Frobisher (ca. ), English explorer, naval commander, and soldier, initiated Europe's search for a Northwest Passage to the Orient and discovered the Hudson Frobisher.

Really interesting book about the search for the Northwest Passage, and the North Pole. The book describes many voyages which attempted to find a Northwest Passage, as well as the North Pole. It also describes the search and rescue missions that were undertaken in order to find many of these voyages when they failed to return.4/5.

Sir Martin Frobisher was one of the great sea dogs of Elizabethan England. He was a pirate and a privateer - he looted countless ships and was incarcerated by the Portuguese as a young man - and he aided Sir Francis Drake in one of his most daring voyages to /5.

Frobisher’s apparent demise, input an end to his attempts to find a northwest passage to India. But he became one of Elizabeth’s trusted Sea Dogs or privateers: Sir John Hawkins, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and Sir Martin himself. Unlike pirates, privateers pursued an enemy to the Crown and were therefore in possession of a licence, as were the voyageurs and their employers.

Martin Frobisher was a pirate who hoped to redeem himself to Queen Elizabeth I by finding the Northwest Passage for the glory of England. Finally gaining a commission from the Queen, Frobisher set sail in aboard the Gabriell, accompanied by the Michaell.

Martin Frobisher set sail from England in on a voyage of exploration. Over the course of this and two subsequent voyages, his mission transformed from searching for the Northwest Passage to mining for gold on Baffin Island.

But Frobisher’s mining expeditions were complete and utter financial failures. Martin Frobisher made three voyages to the new world in search of a Northwest Passage for a trade route to India and China. He was knighted for his service in repelling the Spanish Armada in The three voyages of Martin Frobisher in search of a passage to Cathay and India by the north-west, A.

–8: from the original text of George Best, ed. Vilhjalmur Stefansson (2v., London, ); all quotations in the text above are from this edition. DNB. William. Adventurous and wilful, the swashbuckling Martin Frobisher was both a brave sea-commander who served Elizabeth I with distinction and a privateer who single-mindedly pursued his own interests.

This highly entertaining biography provides the first complete picture of the life and exploits of Frobisher, from his voyages in search of the fabled Northwest Passage to his courageous resistance to 4/5(1). The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in ) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration.

The first series, which ran from toconsists of 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. Sir Martin Frobisher was one of the great sea dogs of Elizabethan England.

He was a pirate and a privateer - he looted countless ships and was incarcerated by the Portuguese as a young man - and he aided Sir Francis Drake in one of his most daring voyages to Pages: One of many explorers looking for a Northwest Passage to the Orient, Sir Martin Frobisher was one of the first English explorers to sail the northeast North American coast.

Frobisher made Whitwood his chief residence, and there married, as his second wife, Dorothy, widow of Sir William Widmerpoole, a daughter of Lord members of the family appear to have been in the naval service at this time, for there occur the names of ‘Young Martin Frobisher’ and Captain Frobisher.

According to the parish register, a Francis Frobisher was baptized at. Martin Frobisher was an Elizabethan explorer who made three attempts to discover the Northwest passage, a route from Atlantic via the Arctic ocean to the Pacific and their ultimate goal - China.

His captain George Best wrote an account of these journeys under the customary long title. In this excerpt the sailors find a long. Definition of SIR MARTIN FROBISHER in the dictionary. Meaning of SIR MARTIN FROBISHER.

What does SIR MARTIN FROBISHER mean. Information and translations of SIR MARTIN FROBISHER in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. Frobisher Bay is named for the English navigator Sir Martin Frobisher, who, during his search for the Northwest Passage inbecame the first European to visit it.

Until Hall 's voyage in[2] the Bay was thought by Europeans to be a strait separating Baffin Island from another countries: Canada.

Frobisher, Sir Martin (frō`bĭshər), ?–, English went to sea as a boy, and spent much of his youth in the African trade. He later gained the friendship of Sir Humphrey Gilbert Gilbert, Sir Humphrey, ?–, English soldier, navigator, and explorer; half-brother of Sir Walter Raleigh.

n the Second Voyage of Martin Frobisher to the North Seas,in Search of a Northwest Passage to Asia* Michael Lok, Memorandum, 28 October Dionyse Settle, A true report of the last voyage into the west and northwest regions, &c. worthily achieved by Capt. Frobisher of the said voyage the first finder and general, File Size: KB.

Buy Sir Martin Frobisher: Seaman, Soldier, Explorer First Edition by Taliesin Trow (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Frobisher's Savage (Joan and Matthew Stock Mystery Book 8) eBook: Tourney, Leonard: : Kindle Store/5(6). THE ROBINSON LIBRARY: The Robinson Library >> Geography >> Arctic and Antarctic Regions: The Quest for a Northwest Passage.

The explorers who followed Christopher Columbus soon found that North America was not a part of Asia, as they had believed at first. At this time, British, French, and Dutch adventurers were more interested in finding an easy route to Asia than they were in exploring and.

Frobisher became discouraged after his failed voyages and returned to military action in He was vice admiral for Sir Francis Drake's expedition to the West Indies in Inhe was knighted for his part in the campaign against the Spanish Armada. In he went to Azores 3 times and took many valuable Spanish ships.

Sir Martin Frobisher was one of the great sea dogs of Elizabethan England. He was a pirate and a privateer - he looted countless ships and was incarcerated by the Portuguese as a young man - and he aided Sir Francis Drake in one of his most daring voyages to /5(6).

James McDermott, a leading authority on Martin Frobisher and the Northwest Passage, offers a riveting account of the explorer, based on all extant manuscript and documentary sources.

McDermott sets aside the distortions of Frobisher’s popular reputation as a hero and offers instead a richly detailed portrait of a fascinating but flawed man Price: $   Sir Martin Frobisher was an eminent mariner during the reign of Elizabeth I.

Frobisher, along with the likes of Raleigh, Hawkins and Drake gained for England a reputation for naval supremacy. Though Drake may have cemented his historical legacy with his involvement in the Spanish Armada inFrobisher was one of the chief commanders. At times the story of Frobisher borders on the ethereal.

Fleets of Elizabethan sea-dogs sailing every year or so towards Labrador, searching for the (apocryphphal) NorthWest Passage to China, returning each time from an ice-bound continent with lumps of black granite and then funding another trip on the strength of completely bogus reports that there was gold inside the granite rocks/5(8).

He was a British explorer who sailed to North America in He was hoping to find the "Northwest Passage" to the Orient, which would make it easier for trade and commerce via ocean vessels. Martin Frobisher's Second Voyage - Meta Incognita. In Spring ofMartin Frobisher set sail aboard the ton ship Ayde with orders from Queen Elizabeth I to claim the Arctic regions in the name of England and to gather as much gold as he could carry in the ship.

During his first voyage the previous year, Frobisher had been convinced that he had, indeed, discovered the Northwest. Trow remedies this oversight with his latest book, Sir Martin Frobisher, an English Sea Dog who searched for a Northwest Passage and gold to fill English coffers. He was impulsive, hot-headed, self-centered, and egotistical, but he was also an able seaman and an : £   The three voyages of Martin Frobisher, in search of a passage to Cathaia and India by the North-west, A.D.

Reprinted from the first ed. of Hakluyt's Voyages, with selections from manuscript documents in the British Museum and State Paper :   When Martin Frobisher was commissioned to cross the Atlantic in search of the Northwest Passage, his backers were the Muscovy Company and his authority, the seal of Elizabeth I.

Sir John Franklin: the search for the Northwest Passage, Anders Knudsen. (bound): Toronto Public Library.There were also a number of American expeditions that went in search of Franklin: Elisha Kent Kane (), Charles Francis Hall ( and ) and Frederick Schwatka ().

All of these explorers added to knowledge of the Arctic, although Kane's voyage took him closer to the North Pole than the Northwest Passage. Under orders from Queen Elizabeth I, Gabriel's captain B privateer and adventurer Martin Frobisher B took up the search for a northwestern route to Asia.

A few days after enduring the storm of 14 JulyFrobisher sighted the most easterly outlier of Arctic North America and for the first time England became aware of this vast northern : Robert McGhee.