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The escape of the Primrose a tall ship of London, from before the towne of Bilbao in Biscay : which ship the Corrigidor of the same Province, accompanied with 97 Spaniards, offered violently to arrest, and was defeated of his purpose, and brought prisoner into England. Whereunto is added the Kings Commission for a generall imbargmweth. UPON Wednesday being the sixe and twentieth day of May 1585, the shippe called the Primrose being of one hundred and fiftie tunnes, lying without the bay of Bilbao , having beene there two dayes, there came a Spanish pinnesse to them, wherein was the Corrigidor and sixe others with him: these came aboord the Primrose, seemingthat ship was well furnished: and while they were thus in banquetting with the Maister, foure of the seven departed in the sayd Pinnesse, and went backe againe to Bilbao : the other three stayed, and were very pleasant for the time. But Master Foster misdoubting some danger secretly gave speech that he was doubtfull of these men wh
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Martinez-Campos, Arsenio 1834-1877 (search)
drid; and became a colonel when twenty-nine years old. For a time he served in Morocco and Cuba, and returned to Spain, with the rank of brigadier-general, in 1870, and took part in putting down the Carlist insurrection. Later he declared against the republic and was imprisoned as a conspirator, but after requesting to serve in the Liberal army he was set free, and given the command of a division under Concha. He took part in the battles of Los Munecas and Galdames, and raised the siege of Bilbao. Returning to Madrid he espoused the cause of Alfonso XII., and with Jovellar succeeded in placing the royal heir on the throne. He was next sent into the disturbed territory of Catalonia, which he pacified in less than a month. In 1876 he ended the civil war by defeating Don Carlos at Peña de la Plata, for which he Arsenio Martinez-Campos. was appointed a captain-general. In the following year he was ordered to Cuba, to combat the insurrection, and brought about a cessation of hosti
) The loop of a bent rope. Bi-lalo. (Vessel.) A two-masted vessel of Manilla. Bil′an-der. (Vessel.) A small two-masted vessel used in Holland, principally on the canals. Bil′bo. (Weapon.) 1. A flexible-bladed cutlass from Bilboa. To be compassed, like a good bilbo, in the circumference of a peck, hilt to point, heel to head. — Falstaff (in the buck-basket). 2. A form of fetters for prisoners, named from Bilboa, Spain, where they were manufactured in large quanBilboa, Spain, where they were manufactured in large quantities, and shipped on the vessels of the Spanish Armada. A long bar of iron was bolted and locked to the deck; a shackle slipped loosely on the bar, and was secured to the ankle of the prisoner. Methought I lay Worse than the mutines in the bilboes. Hamlet. Bilge. 1. (Shipbuilding.) The flat portion of a ship's bottom. Here water collects, and is called bilge-water. The water is derived from leakage and condensation. The bilge-water alarm announces any unusual depth; th
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