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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, A letter written to M. Richard Hakluyt of the middle Temple, conteining a report of the true state and commodities of Newfoundland , by M. Anthonie Parkhurst Gentleman, 1578. (search)
hed, for that there are many things which may rise thereof, as I will shew you hereafter. I could find in my heart to make proofe whether it be true or no that I have read and heard of Frenchmen and Portugals to bee in that river, and about Cape Briton. I had almost forgot to speake of the plentie of wolves, and to shew you that there be foxes, blacke, white & gray: other beasts I know none save those before remembred. I found also certain Mines of yron and copper in S. Johns, and in the Island of Yron, which things might turne to our great benefite, if our men had desire to plant thereabout, for proofe whereof I have brought home some of the oare of both sortes. And thus I ende, assuring you on my faith, that if I had not beene deceived by the vile Portugals descending of the Jewes and Judas kinde, I had not failed to have searched this river, and all the coast of Cape Briton, what might have bene found to have benefited our countrey: but they breaking their bands, and falsifying thei
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The principal voyages of the English Nation to the Isles of Trinidad, Margarita, Dominica , Deseada, Monserrate, Guadalupe , Martinino, and all the rest of the Antilles ; As likewise to S. Juan de Puerto Rico, to Hispaniola, Jamaica and Cuba : and also to Tierra Firma, and all along the coast and Islands therof, even from Cumana and the Caracos to the neckland of Dariene, and over it to the Gulfe of S. Michael and the Isle of Perles in the South sea: and further to Cabeca Cativa, Nombre de dios, and Venta de cruzes, to Puerto Belo, Rio de Chagre, and the Isle of Escudo, along the maine of Beragua, to the Cape and Gulfe of the Honduras, to Truxillo, Puerto de Cavallos, and all other the principall Townes, Islands and harbours of accompt within the said Gulfe, and up Rio dolce falling into this Gulfe, above 30. leagues : As also to the Isle of Cocumel, and to Cape Cotoche, the towne of Campeche , and other places upon the land of lucatan; and lower downe to S. Juan de Ullua, Vera Cruz, Rio de Panuco, Rio de Palmas, &c. within the Bay of Mexico: and from thence to the Isles of the Tortugas, the port of Havana , the Cape of Florida, and the Gulfe of Bahama homewards. With the taking, sacking, ransoming, or burning of most of the principall Cities and townes upon the coasts of Tierra firma, Nueva Espanna, and all the foresaid Islands; since the most traiterous burning of her Majesties ship the Jesus of Lubec and murthering of her Subjects in the port of S. Juan de Ullua, and the last generall arrest of her Highnesse people, with their ships and goods throughout all the dominions of the King of Spaine in the moneth of June 1585. Besides the manifold and tyrannicall oppressions of the Inquisition inflicted on our nation upon most light and frivolous occasions. (search)
The gummes. Desire The lips. DillThe tongue. Dudica The eares. Dacan A hand. Dacabbo The palme of the hand. Dadena The wrist. Dacurle A knee. Daddano The calfe of the legge. Dabodda The toes. Dacutti The feete. Cattie The moone. Tauraroth A rope. Arkeano A paire of cizers. Weevah The heaven. Harowa A stone good for the head ache. Mointiman Yron or steele. Howa Munkeis in generall. CarottaA thing like pappe. Sakel It is well, or I am well. Techir A bracelet. Bodad A boxe or chest. Mentinie A tree. AddehegaenoA glasse. *Calcouri Gold. Perota Silver. Tacorao a green stone.} {Arrara copper. CaulpiriA white stone. Casparo A sword. } { Tibetebe cockles. Marrahabo a bow. } {Semaro an arrow. Huculle A bow-string. Halete A Potato roote. Caerwoda A sweete root. Maurisse Wh
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, A voyage of the honourable Gentleman M. Robert Duddeley, now knight, to the isle of Trinidad , and the coast of Paria: with his returne home by the Isles of Granata, Santa Cruz, Sant Juan de puerto rico, Mona , Zacheo, the shoalds called Abreojos, and the isle of Bermuda . In which voyage he and his company tooke and sunke nine Spanish ships, wherof one was an armada of 600 tunnes. Written at the request of M. Richard Hakluyt. (search)
The gummes. Desire The lips. DillThe tongue. Dudica The eares. Dacan A hand. Dacabbo The palme of the hand. Dadena The wrist. Dacurle A knee. Daddano The calfe of the legge. Dabodda The toes. Dacutti The feete. Cattie The moone. Tauraroth A rope. Arkeano A paire of cizers. Weevah The heaven. Harowa A stone good for the head ache. Mointiman Yron or steele. Howa Munkeis in generall. CarottaA thing like pappe. Sakel It is well, or I am well. Techir A bracelet. Bodad A boxe or chest. Mentinie A tree. AddehegaenoA glasse. *Calcouri Gold. Perota Silver. Tacorao a green stone.} {Arrara copper. CaulpiriA white stone. Casparo A sword. } { Tibetebe cockles. Marrahabo a bow. } {Semaro an arrow. Huculle A bow-string. Halete A Potato roote. Caerwoda A sweete root. Maurisse Wh
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, A Relation of the second Voyage to Guiana , performed and written in the yeere 1596. by Laurence Keymis Gent. (search)
st they would take order that no Indian should speake with us. For so indeede it fell out. This Captaine of the Cyawannas came likewise to joyne with us, and had provided fifteene Canoas for that purpose. Their dwelling was lately in Macureo, where the Spaniardes one night stealing on them, killed twentie of their men, and burnt their houses, because they refused to trade with them for certaine images of golde made with many heades which they had gotten out of Guiana . I sent a present of Yron to Carapana, and then set sayle. In turning downe the river wee spent eight dayes. In many places where the chanell lyeth wee found twentie fathome depth: where it is sholdest, wee had two fathome and a halfe, and that but in one or two places. Of the worthinesse of this River, because I cannot say ynough, I will speake nothing. Wee have presumed to call it by the name of Raleana, because your selfe was the first of our nation that ever entred the same, and I thinke it nothing inferiour t
st they would take order that no Indian should speake with us. For so indeede it fell out. This Captaine of the Cyawannas came likewise to joyne with us, and had provided fifteene Canoas for that purpose. Their dwelling was lately in Macureo, where the Spaniardes one night stealing on them, killed twentie of their men, and burnt their houses, because they refused to trade with them for certaine images of golde made with many heades which they had gotten out of Guiana . I sent a present of Yron to Carapana, and then set sayle. In turning downe the river wee spent eight dayes. In many places where the chanell lyeth wee found twentie fathome depth: where it is sholdest, wee had two fathome and a halfe, and that but in one or two places. Of the worthinesse of this River, because I cannot say ynough, I will speake nothing. Wee have presumed to call it by the name of Raleana, because your selfe was the first of our nation that ever entred the same, and I thinke it nothing inferiour t
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