John Cabot, the Discoverer of North-America and Sebastian, His Son: A Chapter of the Maritime History of England Under the Tudors, 1496-1557

B.F. Stevens, 1896 - 503 Seiten

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Seite 392 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Seite 55 - ... to seek out, discover, and find whatsoever isles, countries, regions, or provinces of the heathen and infidels whatsoever they be, and in what part of the world soever they be, which before this time have been unknown to all Christians.
Seite 441 - First scene, because as I suppose it was that part whereof they had the first sight from sea. That Island which lieth out before the land, he called the Island of S. John upon this occasion, as I thinke, because it was discovered upon the day of John the Baptist.
Seite 162 - Myght have ben the furst of all That there shulde have take possessyon And made furst buyldynge and habytacion A memory perpetuall And also what an honorable thynge Bothe to the realme and to the kynge To have had his domynyon extendynge There into so farre a grounde Whiche the noble kynge of late memory The moste wyse prynce the vij. Herry Causyd furst for to be founde...
Seite 57 - The people of Bristol have, for the last seven years, sent out every year two, three, or four light ships in search of the Island of Brazil and the Seven C'ities, according to the fancy of this Genoese.
Seite 48 - But we have the positive statements of Lorenzo Pasqualigo and Raimondo di Soncino, who repeat what they themselves heard John Cabot say in London, immediately upon his return in the first week of August, 1497, that he accomplished his discovery with only one ship, "con uno naviglio de Bristo," which is even reported by them to have been a small craft, with a crew of but eighteen men : " cum uno piccolo naviglio e xviii persone.
Seite 365 - ... the good olde Gentleman Master Cabota gave to the poore most liberall almes, wishing them to pray for the good fortune, and prosperous successe of the Serchthrift, our Pinnesse.
Seite 141 - These were clothed in beasts skins, & did eate raw flesh, and spake such speach that no man could understand them, and in their demeanour like to bruite beastes, whom the King kept a time after.
Seite 347 - Chancellor held on his course towards that unknown part of the world, and sailed so far that he came at last to the place where he found no night at all, but a continual light and brightness of the sun shining clearly upon the huge and mighty sea.

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