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Title: The principal nauigations, voyages, traffiques and discoueries of the English nation. [vols. 1-3] made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1600. yeres: deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. The first volume containeth the worthy discoueries, &c. of the English ... The second volume comprehendeth the principall nauigations ... to the south and south-east parts of the world ... By Richard Hakluyt preacher, and sometime student of Christ-Church in Oxford.
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Print source: The principal nauigations, voyages, traffiques and discoueries of the English nation. [vols. 1-3] made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1600. yeres: deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. The first volume containeth the worthy discoueries, &c. of the English ... The second volume comprehendeth the principall nauigations ... to the south and south-east parts of the world ... By Richard Hakluyt preacher, and sometime student of Christ-Church in Oxford.
Imprinted at London: By George Bishop, Ralph Newberie, and Robert Barker, Anno 1599[-1600]
Alternate titles: Principall navigations, voiages, and discoveries of the English nation.
Subject terms:
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Discoveries (in geography), English -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A02495.0001.001

Contents
THE FIRST VOLVME OF THE principall Nauigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoueries of the English nation, made to the North and Northeast quarters of the World, with the directions, letters, priuiledges, discourses, and obseruations incident to the same.
LIBRI XXXII.
The voyage of Iohannes de Plano Carpini vnto the Northeast parts of the world, in the yeere of our Lord, 1246.
Itinerarium fratris Willielmi de Rubruquis de ordine fratrum Minorum, Galli, Anno gratie 1253. ad partes Orientales.
The iournal of frier William de Rubruquis a French man of the order of the minorite friers, vnto the East parts of the worlde. An. Dom. 1253.
The original, proceedings and successe of the Northren domestical and forren trades and traffiques of this Isle of Britain from the time of Nero the Emperour, who deceased in the yeere of our Lord 70. vnder the Romans, Britons, Saxons, and Danes, till the conquest: and from the conquest, vntill this present time, gathered out of the most authenticall histories and records of this nation.
A note touching the mighty ships of King Henry the fift, men∣tioned hereafter in the treatie of keeping the Sea, taken out of a Chronicle in the Trinitie Church of Winchester.
narrative
The thirde voyage into Persia, begun in the yeere 1565. by Richard Iohnson, Alexander Kitchin, and Arthur Edwards.
BREVIS COMMENTARIVS DE ISLANDIA: QVO SCRIPTORVM DE HAC Insula errores deteguntur, & extraneo∣rum quorundam conuitijs, ac calumnijs quibus Islandis liberiùs insultare solent, occurritur: per ARNGRIMVM IONAM ISLANDVM.
COMMENTARII DE ISLANDIA INITIV M.
A BRIEFE COMMENTARIE of Island: wherin the errors of such as haue written concer∣ning this Island, are detected, and the slanders, and reproches of certaine strangers, which they haue vsed ouer-boldly against the people of Island, are confuted. By Arngrimus Ionas, of Island.
Here beginneth the Commentary of Island.
Of Island the second part, concerning the Inhabitants.
THE SECOND VOLVME OF THE principall Nauigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoueries of the English nation, made to the South and South∣east quarters of the world, within the Straight of Gibraltar, with the Directions, Letters, Priuiledges, Discourses, and Obseruations incident to the same.
A briefe relation of the siege and taking of the Citie of Rhodes, by Sultan Soliman the great Turke, translated out of French into English at the motion of the Reuerend Lord Thomas Dockwray, great Prior of the order of Ieru∣salem in England, in the yeere, 1524.
The true report of the siege and taking of Famagusta, of the antique writers called Tamassus, a city in Cyprus 1571. In the which the whole order of all the skirmishes, batteries, mines, and assaults giuen to the sayd fortresse, may plainly appeare. Englished out of Italian by William Malim.
Remembrances for master S. to giue him the better occasion to informe himselfe of some things in England, and after of some other things in Turkie, to the great profite of the Common weale of this Countrey. Written by the fore∣sayd master Richard Hakluyt, for a principall English Factor at Constantinople 1582.
THE SECOND PART OF THIS Second volume containing the principall Nauigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoueries of the English nation, made to the South and Southeast quarters of the world without the Straights of Gibraltar, namely to the Ilands of Madera, and of the Canaries, to the kingdome of Barbarie, to the Iles of Capo Verde, to the riuer of Senega, to the coast of Ghinea and Benin, about the cape of Buona Esperansa, and so to Goa in the East Indies, and likewise beyond cape Comori to the Iles of Nicubar, to Sumatra, to the chanell of Sincapura ouer against the city of Malacca, and to di∣uers other places.
THE ENGLISH VOYAGES, NAVIGATIONS, and Discoueries (intended for the finding of a Northwest pas∣sage) to the North parts of America, to Meta incognita, and the backe∣side of Gronland, as farre as 72 degrees and 12 minuts: performed first by Sebastian Cabota, and since by Sir Martin Frobisher, and M. Iohn Davis, with the Patents, Discourses, and Aduertisements thereto belonging.
THE VOYAGES OF THE ENGLISH NATION TO NEVVFOVND LAND, TO the Isles of Ramea, and the Isles of Assumption otherwise called Natiscotec, situate at the mouth of the Riuer of Canada, and to the Coastes of Cape Briton, and Arambec, corruptly called Norumbega, with the Paents letters, and aduertisements thereunto belonging.
CERTAINE VOYAGES CONTAINING THE Discouerie of the Gulfe of Sainct Laurence to the West of New∣foundland, and from thence vp the riuer of Canada, to Hochelaga, Sa∣guenay, and other places: with a description of the temperature of the climate, the disposition of the people, the nature, com∣modities, and riches of the soile, and other matters of speciall moment.
The first relation of Iaques Carthier of S. Malo, of the new land cal∣led New France, newly discouered in the yere of our Lord 1534.
A shorte and briefe narration of the Nauigation made by the commandement of the King of France, to the Islands of Canada, Hochela∣ga, Saguenay, and diuers others which now are called New France, with the particu∣lar customes, and maners of the inhabitants therein.
THE VOYAGES AND NAVIGATIONS OF the English nation to Virginia, and the seuerall discoueries therof chiefly at the charges of the honourable Sir Walter Ralegh knight, from 33 to 40 degrees of latitude: together with the successe of the English colo∣nies there planted; as likewise a description of the Countrey, wih the Inhabitants, and the manifold commodities. Whereunto are annexed the Patents, letters, dicourses, &c. to this part belonging.
A notable historie containing foure voyages made by certaine French Captaines into Florida: Wherein the great riches and fruiteful∣nesse of the Countrey with the maners of the people hitherto concealed are brought to light, written all, hauing the last, by Monsieur Laúdonniere, who remained there him∣selfe as the French Kings Lieutenant a yeere and a quarter:
SVNDRY VOYAGES MADE FROM Nueva Galicia, and Nueua Viscaia in new Spaine, to the 15. Pro∣uinces of new Mexico, and to Quiuira and Cibola, all situate on the backeside of Guastecan, Florida, and Virginia, as farre as 37. degrees of Nor∣therly latitude: with a description of the riuers, lakes, cities, townes, nations, fertile soyle, and temperate ayre in those partes; and most certaine notice of many exceeding rich siluer∣mines, and other principall commodities.
EL VIAIE QVE HIZO ANTONIO de ESPEIO en el anno de ochenta y tres: el qual con sus companneros descubrieron vna tierra en que hallaron quinze Prouincias todas llenas de pueblos, y de casas de quatro y cinco al∣tos, a quien pusieron por nombre El nueuo Mexico, por parecerse en muchas cosas al viejo. Esta à la parte del Norte, y se cree que por ella, y por po∣blado, se puede venir hasta llegar a la tierra que llaman del Labrador.
THE FIRST AND SECOND DISCO∣uery of the gulfe of California, and of the Sea-coast on the North∣west or backside of America, lying to the West of New Mexico, Cibola and Qui∣ira, together with Sir Francis Drakes landing and taking possession vpon Noua Albion in the behalfe of the Crowne of England, and the notable voyage of Francis Gaule; Where∣in amongst many other memorable matters is set downe the huge bredth of the Ocean sea from China and Iapan to the Northwest parts of America, in the 38. and 40. degrees.
DIVERS VOYAGES MADE BY ENGLISH∣men to the famous Citie of Mexico, and to all or most part of the other principall prouinces, cities, townes and places throughout the great and large kingdom of New Spaine, euen as farre as Nicaragua, and Panama, & thence to Peru: together with a description of the Spaniards forme of gouernment there: and sundry pleasant relations of the maners and customes of the natural inhabitants, and of the manifold rich commodities & strange raricies found in those partes of the continent: & other matters most worthy the obseruation.
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. Iuan de Puerto rico, to Hispaniola, Iamaica and Cuba: and also to Tierra firma, and all along the coast and Islands therof, euen from Cumana and the Caraco to the neckland of Dariene, and ouer it to the Gulfe of S. Michael and the Isle of Perles in the South sea: and further to Cabeça Catiua, 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 cauallos, and all other the principall Townes, Islands and harbours of accompt within the said Gulfe, and vp Rio dolce falling into this Gulfe, aboue 30. leagues: As also to the Isle of Coçumel, and to Cape Cotohe, the towne of Campeche, and other places vpon the land of Iucatan; and lower downe to S. Iuan de Vllua, 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 Hanana, the Cape of Florida, and the Gulfe of Bahama homewards.
CERTAINE SPANISH LETTERS INTER∣cepted by shippes of the Worshipfull Master Iohn VVattes written from diuerse places of the Islandes and of the maine land as well of Nueua Espanna, as of Tierra Firma and Peru, containing many secrets touching the aforesaid Countreys, and the state of the South Sea, and the Trade to the Philippinas.
THE DISCOVERIE OF THE LARGE, RICH, and Beautifull Empire of Guiana, with a relation of the great and golden Citie of Manoa (which the Spaniards call El Dorado) and the Prouinces of Emeria, Aromaia, Amapaia, and other Countries, with their riuers adioyning, Performed in the yeere 1595 by Sir Walter Ralegh Knight, Captaine of her Maiesties Guard, Lorde Warden of the Stanneries, and her Highnesse Leiutenant generall of the Countie of Corne-wall.
CERTAINE VOYAGES NAVIGATIONS AND Traffiques both ancient and of late, to diuers places vpon the coast of Brasil: together with a Ruttier for all that coast, and two intercepted let∣ters which reueale many secrets of the state of that Countery: the rest of our Voyages to Brasil which haue bene either intended or performed to the Riuer of Plate, the streight of Magellan, the South sea, or farther that way, being reserued for the geuerall heades next insuing.
THE TWO FAMOVS VOYAGES HAPPILY perfourmed round about the world, by Sir Francis Drake, and M. Thomas Candish Esquire, together with the rest of our English voyages intended for the South Sea, the kingdomes of Chili, Peru, the backe side of Nueua Espanna, the Malucos, the Philippinas, the mightie Empire of China, though not so happily perfourmed as the two former: Whereunto are annexed certaine rare obseruations touching the present state of China, and the kingdome of Coray, lately inuaded by Quabacondono the last Monarch of the 66. princedomes of Iapan.
CERTEINE RARE AND SPECIAL NOTES most properly belonging to the voyage of M. Thomas Candish next before described; concerning the heights, soundings, lyings of lands, distances of places, the variation of the Compasle, the iust length of time spent in sayling betweene diuer places and their abode in them, as also the places of their harbour and anckering, and the depths of the same, with the obseruation of the windes on seuerall coastes: Written by M. Thomas Fuller of Ipswich, who was Master in The desire of M. Thomas Candish in his foresaid prosperous voyage about the world.
THREE SEVERALL TESTIMONIES CON∣cerning the mighty kingdom of Coray, tributary to the king of Chi∣na, and borthering vpon his Northeast frontiers, called by the Portugs Coria, and by them esteemed at the first an Iland, but since found to adioyne with the maine not many dayes iourney from Paqui the Metropolitan citie of China. The more perfect discouery whereo and of the coast of Tartaria Northward may in time bring great light (if not full certaintie) either of a Northwest or a Northeast passage from Europe to those rich countries. Collected out of the Portugale Iesuites yeerely lao∣nian Epistle dated 1590, 1591, 1592, 1594, &c.