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StatementWith an introduction by C. Raymond Beazley.
SeriesAn English garner, [v. 10-11]
ContributionsBeazley, C. Raymond 1868-1955., Seccombe, Thomas, 1866-1923.
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LC ClassificationsG240 .V6
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6941924M
LC Control Number04016324
OCLC/WorldCa2668989

An English garner; voyages and travels mainly during the 16th and 17th centuries, with an introduction by C. Raymond Beazley. Volume: v.1 () (Reprint) [Leatherbound] Published by Pranava Books. Part of: Voyages and travels mainly during the 16th and 17th centuries CC0 — Creative Commons (CC0 ) This content is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions).

Voyages and travels mainly during the 16th and 17th centuries. "The texts contained in the present volume are reprinted with very slight alterations from the 'English garner' issued in eight volumes (, London, 8vo.) by Professor Arber.

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The 16th-century Spanish explorer and conquistador Hernando de Soto (c. ) arrived in the West Indies as a young man and went on to make a. Get this from a library. Voyages and travels, mainly during the 16th and 17th centuries. [C Raymond Beazley;]. Voyages Travels Mainly During 16th 17th Centuries - AbeBooks Author liso Posted on Leave a comment Voyages and travels mainly during the 16th and 17th centuries.

History. Rome for many centuries had already been the destination of pilgrims, especially during Jubilee when European clergy visited the Seven Pilgrim Churches of Rome. In Britain, Thomas Coryat's travel book Coryat's Crudities (), published during the Twelve Years' Truce, was an early influence on the Grand Tour but it was the far more extensive tour through Italy as far as Naples.

Map depicting the European exploration of the New World in the 15th and 16th centuries, including the voyages made by Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Alonso de Ojeda and Amerigo Vespucci, Pedro Álvares Cabral, Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián del Cano, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Jacques Cartier, Sir Francis Drake, and others.

An English Garner: Voyages and Travels mainly during the 16th and 17th Centuries () two volumes; Voyages of the Elizabethan Seamen. Select Narratives from the Principal Navigations of Hakluyt () edited with Edward John Payne; A Note-book of Mediaeval History AD–AD () Russia From The Varangians To The Bolsheviks () with Nevill Forbes and G.

Birkett; Nineteenth Century Europe. Voyages of Discovery The initial voyages that took place in the late fifteenth century and early sixteenth century are the most important events to understanding the modern world.

Although humans had been migrating to different areas since they could walk, it was these voyages that opened up the entire world to all people. The Age of Exploration ended in the early 17th century after technological advancements and increased knowledge of the world allowed Europeans to travel easily across the globe by sea.

The creation of permanent settlements and colonies created a network of communication and trade, therefore ending the need to search for new routes.

Stagecoach and post chaise: 17th - 18th century: Travel between towns by public transport, in the 17th and 18th century, is a slow business. The stagecoach, a heavy and cumbersome carriage often without any form of springs, is introduced in Britain in Up to eight of the more prosperous passengers can be packed inside a stagecoach.

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Throughout the period in the 16th century, when France was attempting to establish colonies in North America, the leaders of the expeditions were acting under direct orders from King Charles IX.

The expedition fleets and the forts on land flew the flag of the King of France. Probably no more than a few hundred thousand Africans were taken to the Americas before In the 17th century, however, demand for slave labour rose sharply with the growth of sugar plantations in the Caribbean and tobacco plantations in the Chesapeake region in North largest numbers of slaves were taken to the Americas during the 18th century, when, according to historians.

The Age of Discovery. The geographical exploration of the late Middle Ages eventually led to what today is known as the Age of Discovery: a loosely defined European historical period, from the 15th century to the 18th century, that witnessed extensive overseas exploration emerge as a powerful factor in European culture and globalization.

The first Englishman to seek the passage was Martin Frobisher in three voyages up to 60°N between and On his first voyage, relations with the natives quickly became hostile, and a prisoner was brought back to England.

John Davis followed in, and charting the strait west of Greenland that now bears his name. Caravel, a light sailing ship of the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries in Europe, much-used by the Spanish and Portuguese for long voyages.

Apparently developed by the Portuguese for exploring the coast of Africa, the caravel’s chief excellence lay in its capacity for sailing to windward. Months at sea could be followed by periods of inactivity waiting for another voyage to begin.

Even when countries had standing navies officers might be reduced to half pay during idle periods and ordinary seamen at no pay. To read Part 2 of "Life at Sea in the 16th Century. Ship - Ship - 17th-century developments: With the emergence of the eastern trade about the merchant ship had grown impressively.

The Venetian buss was rapidly supplanted by another Venetian ship, the cog. A buss of tons with lateen sails was required by maritime statutes of Venice to be manned by a crew of 50 sailors.

The crew of a square-sailed cog of the same size was only 20 sailors. About the same time, Himilco, another Carthaginian, set forth on a voyage northward; he explored the coast of Spain, reached Brittany, and in his four-month cruise may have visited centuries later, about bce, Carthaginian power at the gate of the Mediterranean temporarily slackened as a result of squabbles with the Greek city of Syracuse on the island of Sicily, so Pytheas, a.

North American fur traders []. The voyageurs were French-speaking fur traders working out of Montreal, starting in the 16th century.

They were the first Europeans to explore much of western Canada and the western US. By the 17th century they had English-speaking competitors, mainly Scots working for the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC). Geographical discoveries. The Geographical Discoveries of the 15 th and 16 th centuries constitute an important chapter in the history of the modern world.

It is also known as the Age of Discovery. The new sea routes to the East as well as the discovery of new continents like the America radically transformed the course of history.

The 16th century is regarded by historians as the century in which the rise of Western civilization and the Age of the Islamic Gunpowders occurred. During the 16th century, Mauritius was introduced on maps, Spain and Portugal explored the Indian Ocean and opened worldwide oceanic trade routes, and Vasco da Gama was given permission by the Indian Sultans to settle in the wealthy Bengal Sultanate.

Navigation and Related Instruments in 16th-Century England By the dawn of the sixteenth century, the ancient art of navigation had begun to develop rapidly in response to oceanic explorers who needed to find their positions without landmarks, to determine the locations of their discoveries, and to establish routes between the new-found lands.

Seventeenth century travelers to Maine’s coast such as Samuel Champlain Champlain, Samuel de Samuel de Champlain Between andChamplain made 12 voyages to what was to become Canada, establishing it as a French colony, founding Quebec, and exploring up the St.

Lawrence River to the Great Lakes. With travel on horseback, a lot must have depended on your horsemanship and stamina, as well as the state of the roads.

Three of my books are set in the mid 17th century, when conditions were much the same, with the added hazard of bands of soldiers during the English Civil War.The Grand Tour was initiated in the 16th century and gained popularity during the 17th century.

Robert Louis Stevenson () was a pioneer of tourism literature. Travel literature in the 18th century was widely known as the book of travels. Such books mainly consisted of sea travel diaries.