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English seamen in the sixteenth century

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        StatementLongmans, Green
        PublishersLongmans, Green
        LC Classifications1917
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        Paginationxvi, 53 p. :
        Number of Pages67
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They still survive in the county—Achins we used to call them before school pronunciation came in, and so Philip wrote the name when the famous John began to trouble his dreams. The negroes who were rescued from the customs and were carried to the Spanish islands proved docile and useful.

It has been said confidently, it has been repeated, English seamen in the sixteenth century believe, by all modern writers, that the Spanish invasion suspended in England the quarrels of creed, and united Protestants and Roman Catholics in defence of their Queen and country. The Spanish and Portuguese Governments claimed, as I said, the control of the traffic. To-day I can but give you a part of the rich and varied story, but if all goes well I hope I may be able to continue it at a future time.

Philip was to give the signal, the Duke of Norfolk and other Catholic peers were to rise and proclaim the Queen of Scots. Not liking such a neighbour, they had their cable ready to slip and began to set their canvas.

The Project Gutenberg eBook of English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century, by James Anthony Froude

After Henry was excommunicated, and Ireland rebelled, and England itself threatened disturbance, the King had to look to his security. The black chiefs were glad to make money out of their wretched victims, and readily sold them. The famous Bishop Las Casas pitied and tried to save the remnant that were left.

The presence of the Queen of Scots in England had set in flame the Catholic nobles.were extraordinary men, and accomplished extraordinary things. The vessel in which it was sent took refuge in Plymouth, but found she had run into the enemy's nest.

English seamen in the sixteenth century : Froude, James Anthony, 1818

'Your mariners,' said De Silva to her, 'rob our subjects on the sea, trade where they are forbidden to go, and fire upon our ships in your harbours. I have in my possession a detailed account of the temper of parties in England, drawn up in the year 1585, three years before the Armada came. The date of this document is, as I said, 1585, and I believe it generally accurate. All that Hawkins had made by his voyage, money, bullion, the ship herself, had to be left to their fate.

When I was arraigned I was charged that I should say our mass was as good as theirs; that I said I would rather give money to the poor than buy Bulls of Rome with it.