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Reinventing the masque: Shirley’s and Davenant’s protectorate entertainments

Rachel Willie

in Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Although the theatres officially remained closed between 1642 and 1660, from 1656, William Davenant staged entertainments, first at his home in Rutland House, then at the Cockpit theatre in Drury ... More


Drake and Hawkins's Last Voyage, 1595–1596

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The long gestated expedition of Sir Francis Drake and Sir John Hawkins got away to a very stuttering start. The reasons for the delay are unclear. Possibly there had been difficulties over getting ... More


HMS Fowey Lost

Russell K. Skowronek

in HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter examines the history of the lost HMS Fowey, a fifth-rate frigate of the British Royal Navy. It discusses the trial and deposition made by the ship's captain Francis William Drake, ... More


Following The Leader

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/9780300217780.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The discovery of the return route to New Spain meant that it was no longer necessary for mariners and explorers to risk the treacherous seas and storms of the globe-circling route used by the Spanish ... More


A Frontier to Conquer

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After the arrival of Sir Francis Drake to America, the Indians timorously kept their distance from the new visitors, prepared to make—if necessary—proper obeisance. The story oges that for three days ... More


Lines of Amity: The Law of Nations in the Americas

Mark Netzloff

in Cultures of Diplomacy and Literary Writing in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835691
eISBN:
9780191873225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835691.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

One of the abiding fictions underwriting the history of international law is the idea of lines of amity, the premise that territorial conflicts, acts of piracy, and other forms of extraterritorial ... More


Collections of Voyages and Travels

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Richard Hakluyt, a noted collector, translator, and editor, produced three significant works chronicling sea voyages and travels to Peru and the New World. The first, Divers Voyages (1582), was ... More


Accounts of Sea Voyages and Travel

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The accounts of those who travelled in the New World provided the most valuable and the most numerous sources of English–language information about Peru. These travel narratives were prized by ... More


Conclusion

in Habsburg Peru: Images, Imagination and Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239147
eISBN:
9781846313264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239147.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The English–language texts that were circulating in the by 1700 describe the voyages and travels to Peru and the New World made by English explorers such as Sir Francis Drake and George Anson. These ... More


Epilogue: They Didn't Listen

Russell K. Skowronek

in HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter examines the lessons that can be learned from legal and conservation issues surrounding the HMS Fowey shipwreck found at Legare Anchorage. It discusses the parallels between the ... More


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