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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The voyage of M. John Locke to Jerusalem. (search)
elve of the Turkes gallies, that came from Rhodes, which were about Modon , Coron, and Candia , for which cause we kept at the sea. The secthe winde scanted, so that we bare with the shore, and had sight of Modon and Coron. The third we had sight of Cavo Mattapan, and all thath land we made by reason of contrary wind, likewise we had sight of Modon , under the which place we ankered. This Modon is a strong towne, aModon is a strong towne, and built in the sea, and joineth on the North side to the land. It hath a litle castle built into the sea, with a peere for litle ships and gaortheast betweene the Islands and Morea , which is firme land. This Modon was built by the Venetians, but as some say it was taken from them kered here. The 11. day we set saile againe, and as we passed by Modon , we saluted them with ordinance, for they that passe by this place,e had sight of the Islands of Zante and Cephalonia , which are from Modon one hundreth miles. The 12. day in the morning, with the wind at
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The voyage of the Susan of London to Constantinople, wherein the worshipfull M. William Harborne was sent first Ambassadour unto Sultan Murad Can, the great Turke, with whom he continued as her Majesties Ligier almost sixe yeeres. (search)
cia , and now at this present governed by the Signory of Venice, as the rest of Grecia is under the Turke, for the most part. The 27 we came from thence, and that day arrived at Zante which is also in Grecia : for at this present wee entred the parts of Grecia . The second of March we came from Zante ; and the same day were thwart of an Iland called Prodeno: and the 4 we were thwart of an Iland called Sapientia. There standeth a faire Towne and a Castle on the maine over against it, called Modon . The same day by reason of contrary windes we put backe againe to Prodeno, because we could not fetch Sapientia. The ninth we came from thence, and were as farre as Sapientia againe. The tenth we were as farre shot as Cavo Matapan; and that day we entred the Archipelago, and passed thorow betweene Cerigo and Cavo Malio. This Cerigo is an Iland where one Menelaus did sometimes reigne, from whome was stollen by Paris faire Helena , and carried to Troy , as ancient Recordes doe declare. The