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Baye (France) (search for this): narrative 602
ip was a great way from me, and I feared a fogge: but when I came a shoare, it was a low water. I went to ye top of the Island, and before I came backe, it was hied a foote water, and so without tarrying I came aboord. The 11 . we found our latitude to be 63. degr. and eight minutes, and this day we entred the streight. The 12. wee set saile towardes an Island, called the Gabriels Island, which was 10. leagues then from us. We espied a sound, and bare with it, and came to a sandie Baye , where we came to an anker, the land bearing East southeast off us, and there we rode al night in 8. fathome water. It floweth there at a Southeast Moone. We called it Priors sownd, being from the Gabriels Island, tenne leagues. The 14. we waied, and ranne into another sownde, where wee ankered in 8. fathome water, faire sand, and blacke oaze, and there calked our ship, being weake from the wales upward, and tooke in fresh water. The 15. day we waied, and sailed to Priors Bay, being
Orkney (Canada) (search for this): narrative 602
t, for the monstrous yce that lay about it. From this day, till the sixth of this Moneth, we ranne along Island, and had the South part of it at eight of the clocke, East from us ten leagues. The seventh day of this moneth we had a very terrible storme, by force whereof, one of our men was blowen into the sea out of our waste, but he caught hold of the foresaile sheate, and there held till the Captaine pluckt him againe into the ship. The 25. day of this moneth we had sight of the Island of Orkney, which was then East from us. The first day of October we had sight of the Sheld, and so sailed about the coast, and ankered at Yarmouth , and the next day we came into Harwich . The language of the people of Meta incognita. Argoteyt, a hand. Callagay, a paire of breeches. Cangnawe, a nose. Attegay, a coate. Arered, an eye. Pollevetagay, a knife. Keiotot, a tooth. Accaskay, a shippe. Mutchatet the head Coblone, a thumb
Harwich (United Kingdom) (search for this): narrative 602
agues. The seventh day of this moneth we had a very terrible storme, by force whereof, one of our men was blowen into the sea out of our waste, but he caught hold of the foresaile sheate, and there held till the Captaine pluckt him againe into the ship. The 25. day of this moneth we had sight of the Island of Orkney, which was then East from us. The first day of October we had sight of the Sheld, and so sailed about the coast, and ankered at Yarmouth , and the next day we came into Harwich . The language of the people of Meta incognita. Argoteyt, a hand. Callagay, a paire of breeches. Cangnawe, a nose. Attegay, a coate. Arered, an eye. Pollevetagay, a knife. Keiotot, a tooth. Accaskay, a shippe. Mutchatet the head Coblone, a thumbe. Chewat, an eare. Teckkere, the foremost finger. Comagaye, a legge. Ketteckle, the middle finger. Atoniagay, a foote. Mekellacane, the fourth fi
Yarmouth (United Kingdom) (search for this): narrative 602
eight of the clocke, East from us ten leagues. The seventh day of this moneth we had a very terrible storme, by force whereof, one of our men was blowen into the sea out of our waste, but he caught hold of the foresaile sheate, and there held till the Captaine pluckt him againe into the ship. The 25. day of this moneth we had sight of the Island of Orkney, which was then East from us. The first day of October we had sight of the Sheld, and so sailed about the coast, and ankered at Yarmouth , and the next day we came into Harwich . The language of the people of Meta incognita. Argoteyt, a hand. Callagay, a paire of breeches. Cangnawe, a nose. Attegay, a coate. Arered, an eye. Pollevetagay, a knife. Keiotot, a tooth. Accaskay, a shippe. Mutchatet the head Coblone, a thumbe. Chewat, an eare. Teckkere, the foremost finger. Comagaye, a legge. Ketteckle, the middle finger. Atoniagay, a
Labrador (Canada) (search for this): narrative 602
ed it till I found it at the highest, and then it was elevated 52. deg. I judged the variation of the Compasse to be 2. points and a halfe to the Westward. The 21. day we had sight of a great drift of yce, seeming a firme lande, and we cast Westward to be cleare of it. The 26. we had sight of a land of yce: the latitude was 62. degrees, and two minutes. The 28. day in the morning was very foggie: but at the clearing up of the fogge, wee had sight of lande, which I supposed to be Labrador , with great store of yce about the land: I ranne in towards it, and sownded, but could get no ground at 100. fathom, and the yce being so thicke, I could not get to the shoare, and so lay off, and came cleare of the yce. Upon Munday we came within a mile of the shoare, and sought a harborowe: all the sownd was full of yce, and our boate rowing a shoare, could get no ground at 100. fathom, within a Cables length of the shoare: then we sailed Eastnortheast along the shoare, for so the lande
China (China) (search for this): narrative 602
The first Voyage of M. Martine Frobisher, to the Northwest, for the search of the straight or passage to China , written by Christopher Hall, Master in the Gabriel, and made in the yeere of our Lord 1576. THE 7. of June being Thursday, the two Barks, viz. the Gabriel, and the Michael & our Pinnesse set saile at Ratcliffe, and bare down to Detford, and there we ancred: the cause was, that our Pinnesse burst her boultsprit, and foremast aboard of a ship that rode at Detford, else wee meant to have past that day by the Court then at Grenewich. The 8. day being Friday, about 12 of the clocke we wayed at Detford, and set saile all three of us, and bare downe by the Court, where we shotte off our ordinance and made the best shew we could: Her Majestie beholding the same, commended it, and bade us farewell, with shaking her hand at us out of the window. Afterward shee sent a Gentleman aboord of us, who declared that her Majestie had good liking of our doings, and thanked us for it, and al
Gravesend (United Kingdom) (search for this): narrative 602
leman aboord of us, who declared that her Majestie had good liking of our doings, and thanked us for it, and also willed our Captaine to come the next day to the Court to take his leave of her. The same day towards night M. Secretarie Woolly came aboorde of us, and declared to the company, that her Majestie had appointed him to give them charge to be obedient, and diligent to their Captaine, and governours in all things, and wished us happie successe. The 12. day being over against Gravesend , by the castle or blockehouse, we observed the latitude, which was 51. degrees 33. min. And in that place the variation of the Compasse is 11 . degrees and a halfe. The 24. day at 2. of the clocke after noone, I had sight of Faire yle, being from us 6. leagues North and by East, and when I brought it Northwest and by North, it did rise at the Southermost ende with a litle hommocke, and swampe in the middes. The 25. day from 4. to 8. a clocke in the forenoone, the winde at Northwes
The first Voyage of M. Martine Frobisher, to the Northwest, for the search of the straight or passage to China , written by Christopher Hall, Master in the Gabriel, and made in the yeere of our Lord 1576. THE 7. of June being Thursday, the two Barks, viz. the Gabriel, and the Michael & our Pinnesse set saile at Ratcliffe, and bare down to Detford, and there we ancred: the cause was, that our Pinnesse burst her boultsprit, and foremast aboard of a ship that rode at Detford, else wee meant to have past that day by the Court then at Grenewich. The 8. day being Friday, about 12 of the clocke we wayed at Detford, and set saile all three of us, and bare downe by the Court, where we shotte off our ordinance and made the best shew we could: Her Majestie beholding the same, commended it, and bade us farewell, with shaking her hand at us out of the window. Afterward shee sent a Gentleman aboord of us, who declared that her Majestie had good liking of our doings, and thanked us for it, and al