Derbyshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Derby, 5; Derby, 1.
Staffordshire, with the City of Lichfield, the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, 6.
Shropshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Shrewsbury, 6; Shrewsbury, 1.
Cheshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Chester, 5; Chester, 2.
Lancashire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Manchester, 6; Manchester and the Parish, 1.
Yorkshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereafter named, 15; York City and the County thereof, 3; Kingston upon Hull and the County thereof, 1; Leeds Town and Parish, 1.
Durham County Palatine, with the Boroughs.
Towns, and Parishes therein, except Durham and Gateside, 3; Durham City, 1.
Northumberland, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereunder named, 3; Newcastle upon Tyne and the County thereof, with Gateside, 2; Berwi
Frobisher, Martin 1536-
Navigator; born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, about 1536; was a mariner by profession, and yearned for an opportunity to go in search of a northwest passage to India.
For fifteen years he tried in vain to get pecuniary aid to fit out ships.
At length the Earl of Warwick and others privately fitted out two small barks of 25 tons each and a pinnace, with the approval of Queen Elizabeth, and with these he sailed from Deptford in June, 1576, declaring that he would succeed or never come back alive.
As the flotilla passed the palace at Greenwich, the Queen, sitting at an open window, waved her hand towards the commander in token of good — will and farewell.
Touching at Greenland, Frobisher crossed over and coasted up the shores of Labrador to latitude 63°, where he entered what he supposed to be a strait, but which was really a bay, which yet bears the name of Frobisher's Inlet.
He landed, and promptly took possession of the country around in the name
2; Taunton, 2; Bath, 1; Wells, 1; Bridgewater, 1; Southamptonshire, 8; Winchester, 1; Southampton, 1; Portsmouth, 1; Isle of Wight, 2: Andover, 1; Suffolk, 10; Ipswich, 2; Bury St. Edmunds, 2; Dunwich, 1; Sudbury, 1; Surrey, 6; Southwark, 2; Guildford, 1; Reigate, 1; Sussex, 9; Chichester, 1; Lewes, 1; East Grinstead, 1; Arundel, 1; Rye, 1; Westmoreland, 2; Warwickshire, 4; Coventry, 2; Warwick, 1; Wiltshire, 10; New Sarum, 2; Marlborough, 1; Devizes, 1; Worcestershire, 5; Worcester, 2.
Yorkshire.—West Riding, 6; East Riding, 4; North Riding, 4; City of York, 2; Kingston-upon-Hull, 1; Beverley, 1; Scarborough, 1; Richmond, 1; Leeds, 1; Halifax, 1.
Wales.—Anglesey, 2; Brecknockshire, 2; Cardiganshire, 2; Carmarthenshire, 2; Carnarvonshire, 2; Denbighshire, 2; Flintshire, 2; Glamorganshire, 2; Cardiff, 1; Merionethshire, 1; Montgomeryshire, 2; Pembrokeshire, 2; Haverfordwest, 1; Radnorshire, 2.
The distribution of the persons to be chosen for Scotland and Ireland, and the sever