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Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, vol 6

Madiera, The Canaries, Ancient Asia, Africa, etc.

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Author: Richard Hakluyt
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,782 / 266 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.1
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 789
mnybks.net#: 3152
Genres: Nautical, History, Travel
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astly, I haue here put downe at large the happie renuing and much increasing of our interrupted trade in all the Leuant, accomplished by the great charges and speciall Industrie of the worshipfull and worthy Citizens, Sir Edward Osborne Knight, M. Richard Staper, and M. William Hareborne, together with the league for traffike onely betweene her Maiestie and the Grand Signior, with the great priuileges, immunities, and fauours obteyned of his imperiall Highnesse in that behalfe, the admissions and residencies of our Ambassadours in his stately Porch, and the great good and Christian offices which her Sacred Maiestie by her extraordinary fauour in that Court hath done for the king and kingdome of Poland, and other Christian Princes: the traffike of our Nation in all the chiefe Hauens of Africa and Egypt: the searching and haunting the very bottome of the Mediterran Sea to the ports of Tripoli and Alexandretta, of the Archipelagus, by the Turkes now called The white sea, euen to the walles of Constantinople: the

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