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Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Peter C. Mancall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... More


London, 1609 Virginia Richly Valued

Peter C. Mancall

in Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the arrival and departure of long-distance voyages, which had become notable spectacles in London. Hakluyt was more attuned to events abroad than most of the city's residents, ... More


The Voyages of Loaisa and Saavedra

Harry Kelsey

in The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter details the voyages of Fray García Jofre de Loaisa and Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón. Loaisa was a prominent military commander selected by King Charles to lead a fleet that would confirm the ... More


The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Harry Kelsey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. ... More


Introduction

José Eugenio Borao Mateo

in The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642: The Baroque Ending of a Renaissance Endeavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090835
eISBN:
9789882207417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090835.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The arrival of Spaniards in Isla Hermosa (or Formosa in Portuguese, currently Taiwan) from the Philippines can only be understood as another Spanish enterprise in the East in the context of the late ... More


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