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-Success and Return of Cabral. Juan de Nova discovers Ascension
Island and St. Helena. Second Voyage of De Gama. - He discovers the
Seychelles. – Vincent Sodrez visits the Red Sea. — Expedition under
Francisco de Albuquerque. - The Portuguese obtain a Footing at Co.
chin. — Almeyda the first Viceroy. - His Successes and melancholy End.
- Victories of Alfonso de Albuquerque. - He takes Goa, Calicut, Ma-
lacca, and Ormuz. — His Death. - Discovery of the Isles of Tristan
d'Acunha, - of Sumatra, and of Madagascar. - First Visit to Ceylon. -
Serrano discovers the Moluccas. – A Colony founded there by De Britto.
-Trade established with China. - Misfortune of the Ambassador Pe-
FERDINAND MENDEZ PINTO.
First Adventures of Mendez Pinto. — He goes to India. – Visits Abys-
sinia. - Carried in Chains to Mocha. - Sold as a Slave. - Ransomed, and
goes to Goa. -Sent as Ambassador to the Battas. - Wonders of Su.
matra. - He proceeds to Aaru. - Shipwrecked and captured. - His Mi.
sery.- Redeemed, and goes to Patana. - Attacked by Pirates. - His
Escape. Turns Pirate. - Captures a Bride. - Wrecked on Pirates'
Island. - Singular Deliverance. - Death of Coja Acem. - Sails in search
of Calempluy. - Adventures during the Voyage. - Wrecked. -Sent a
Prisoner to Nankin. - Remarks on the Chinese. - Proceeds to Pekin.
- Meets with Christians. — Condemned to labour at Quansy. – Tatar
Invasion. — How treated by the Tatars. - Reaches Cochin-China. -
Joins a Pirate. – Cast away on Japan. - Cures the King of Bungo's Son.
- Dismissed. - Wrecked on the Great Lequio. — Condemned to Death.
- Saved by the Compassion of the Women. - - Mission to Pegu and Ava.
- The Idol Tinagoogoo. – Pinto turns Jesuit. - Remarks on his His-
VOYAGES TO THE NORTH.
Voyages of Sebastian Cabot. - First Discovery of Newfoundland. - The
Cortereals. - Voyages of the French. - Canada. - First Expeditions of
the English. — Attempts to find a North-East Passage. — Fate of Sir
Hugh Willoughby. - Richard Chancelor goes to Moscow. - His Recep-
tion. - Steven Borough reaches the Strait of Waigatz. - Frobisher sails
to discover the North-Western Passage. Friesland. - Brings home
some Esquimaux. — Supposed Gold Ore. - His second Voyage. - His
Ships laden with the Ore. - He sails a third Time to plant a Colony. –
Failure of the Attempt. — Voyage of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. — Ships
provided with Amusements. - He fixes a Colony in Newfoundland. -
Proceeds on Discovery, and perishes.
Voyages of John Davis. - Result of his Researches. - He believes in the
Existence of a North-West Passage, - Northern Expeditions of the
Dutch. - Voyages of William Barentz. - Cornelison passes the Strait of
Waigatz. - Barentz reaches the Northern Extremity of Nova Zembla.
- Description of the Walrus. - Second Voyage of Barentz. — Inform.
ation received from the Samoyeds. — Third Voyage. - Spitzbergen and
Cherry Island discovered. – Barentz and his Crew winter in Nova Zem.
bla. — Their Sufferings. — Extraordinary Refraction. — Death of Ba.
rentz, and Voyage of the Crew in open Boats. - Attempts of the Danes
to explore Greenland. — Voyages of James Hall. - Fate of Hall and of
Knight. - Henry Hudson. - He makes Observations on the Dip of the
Needle. — His Voyage towards the Pole. -Second Voyage. — Place of the
Magnetic Pole. – A Mermaid described. - Third Voyage. - Discovers
Hudson's River. - Fourth Voyage. - Sails to the West. — Enters Hudson's
Bay. - Narrative of his Proceeding. - Mutiny of the Crew. - Hudson
and the sick Men turned adrift. — Return of the Mutineers.
Voyage of Sir Thomas Button. – Reaches the Western Shore of Hudson's
Bay. - Winters in Nelson's River. - His Ability as a Commander. -
Gibbons attempts to follow up his Discoveries. — Voyage of Bylot and
Baffin. – Skill of the latter in the Science of Navigation. — Their Second
Voyage. - Instructions given them. - Discover Baffin's Bay. - Extra-
ordinary Variation of the Compass. — Extent of their Navigation. -Com-
mencement of the North Sea Fishery. — Voyages of Steven Bennet. -
Cherry Island taken possession of by the Muscovy Company.
Fishery begins. — Voyages of James Poole. – Mayen's Island discovered.
- Baffin's Observations. — Voyages of Fox and James. - Reports of Ca.
nadian Hunters. — First English Settlement made in Hudson's Bay.
Hudson's Bay Company incorporated. - Wood's Voyage to Nova Zembla.
- Unfortunate Expedition of Knight to Hudson's Bay. — Voyage of Cap-
tain Middleton. - Controversy between Dobbs and Middleton. – Reward
proposed by Government for the Discovery of a North-West Passage. 168
SETTLEMENTS IN THE EAST.
Journey of Jenkinson to Bokhara. - Description of Astracan.- Timur Sul-
tan. - Manners of the Turkmans. - Bladebone Divination. - Bokhara.
-Trade of the Caspian. - Trade of Venice with the East. - The English
engage in the Levant Trade. - Journey of Fitch and Newbery to India.
- First Voyage from England to India by the Cape of Good Hope. -
Unfortunate Result. - East India Company incorporated. — Successful
Voyage of Lancaster. - Middleton sails to the Moluccas. - An Ambas-
sador sent to the Great Mogul. - East India Trade of the Dutch. -
They supplant the Portuguese in Japan. – Vanderhagen's Expedition. -
Adventures of William Adams. - He builds a Ship for the Emperor of
Japan. - His Interest at Court. - Not allowed to depart. - Favours the
Dutch. - His Letter. - Captain Saris arrives at Japan. – His Descrip-
tion of that Country. - The Emperor's Letter to the King of England. -
Terminat the English Trad Japan. -D hmen wrecked on
Corea. — Their Adventures. - Escape. — Their Description of the Coun.
try. - Voyages of the French to the East. - Pirard de Laval wrecked on
the Maldives. - His Account of those Islands. - His Dream and fortu-
SETTLEMENTS IN NORTH AMERICA.
Success of the Newfoundland Fishery. - Rapid Increase of English Ship-
ping. – Patent granted to Sir Walter Raleigh. - Voyage of Amadas and
Burlow. - They discover Wokoken Island. - Trade with the Natives.
Virginia. - Colony planted by Sir Richard Greenville. — The Coast ex..
plored. - The Colonists suffer from Want. - Return home with Sir
Francis Drake. - Second Colony. - Its Fate. - Third Colony. - Perishes
from Want. - Raleigh's Plans of Conquest. El Dorado. - He takes
Trinidad. - Ascends the Orinoco. - Falls of Caroli. - Intercourse with
the Natives. — Result of the Expedition. - Virginia again explored.
Colony established at Jaines-Town. - Adventures of Captain Smith.
Taken by the Indians. - His Life saved by the Princess Pocohontas. -
She marries Mr. Rolfe. - Comes to England. - Her Death. - Lord De-
laware appointed Governor. - The Summers' Islands taken possession
of. — Cultivation of Tobacco. - New Plymouth founded by the Brown-
ists. — Voyage of Cartier to the St. Lawrence. - He ascends the River
to Montreal. Sufferings of his Crew. - His Return. French Co-
ESTABLISHMENTS IN AFRICA.
Exclusive Trade of Portugal to Africa. — Voyages of Windham and Lok.
Success of Lok. - Adventures of Andrew Battel. - Taken Prisoner by
the Portuguese. - Carried to Angola, — Trades for the Governor. -
Attempts to Escape. – Detected and Imprisoned. — Sent to Massingano
Escapes. - His Journey. - Retaken. - Sent to Elembo. - Wounded
in Battle. - The Portuguese trade with the Giagas. — Follow them up
the Country. - Battel left as a Hostage. — Threatened with Death. -
Escapes to the Giagas. - Returns to Massingano. - Peace with England.
- Battel's Dismissal refused. - He deserts the third Time. - Betakes
himself to the Woods. - Lake Kasansa. · He builds a Boat, and reaches
the Sea. - Picked up. -- Returns home. - Mission to the Giagas. - Their
Atrocities.-- Zingha embraces Christianity. - English Senegal Company.
- Thompson ascends the Gambia. - His Death. — Voyage of Jobson. -
Conference with Buckar Sano. - Accounts of Timbuctoo. - The silent
Traffic. - French Companies.- Jannequin's Travels.- Brue ascends the
Senegal. - Receives Intelligence of the Gold Trade. - Compagnon visits
Bambouk. - Remissness of the Portuguese.
VOYAGES TO THE SOUTH SEA.
A Voyage of Alcazava. He sends to explore the Interior of Patagonia.
Mutiny of the Crew. — Failure of the Expedition. — Voyage of Camargo.
- Perseverance of Ladrillero. - Discoveries of Villalobos. - He attempts
to fix a Colony at the Philippines. — New Guinea. - Legaspi despatched
to the Philippines. — Voyage of Urdaneta. – Discoveries of Juan Fer-
nandez. - New Zealand. — First Voyage of Mendana.--He discovers the
Salomon Islands. - Second Voyage. — The Marquesas and Queen Char-
lotte's Isles discovered. - Sir Francis Drake. - He beholds the South Sea
from the Isthmus of Darien. - Bold Attempt of John Oxnam. - His un.
fortunate End. - Drake's Expedition. — The Patagonians. — Execution
of Doughtie. — Voyage through the Straits of Magellan. - Drake driven
far to the South. - His Successes on the coast of Peru. – Takes a Ship
laden with Treasure. - Seeks a Passage by the North. - Reaches a high
Latitude. - New Albion. - The Country ceded to Drake. — He sails to
the Moluccas. - Is well received by the King of Ternate. Crab Island,
- Narrow Escape. — Safe Return of Drake. - How received at home.
Adventures of William Carver.
VOYAGES TO THE SOUTH SEA,
Remarks on Drake's Voyage round the World.- Its Celerity.-Discoveries.
- Sarmiento surveys the Straits of Magellan. — Proposes to fortify them.
- Expedition for that Purpose. Its Sufferings. - San Felipe founded.
- Its speedy Ruin. - Expedition of Sir Thomas Candish - He passes the
Strait. - His Success. – Captures the St. Anne. - Voyage home. - His
Observations. - His Death. - The Dutch turn their Attention to the
Trade with India. - Expedition of Van Noort. - Account of the Magel-
lanic Tribes. — The Ladrones. - Return of Van Noort. — Voyage of
Verhagen's Fleet. - Struggles of De Weert. - Remarkable Voyage of
Quiros. - Discovers many Islands. — Sagittaria or Otaheite. - Island of
Handsome People. Taumaco. - Information received from the Natives.
He discovers Australia del Elspiritu Santo.- His Exultation.--He applies
to the King. - His Death. - Discoveries of Torres. - He coasts New
Guinea. – New Holland seen. — Expedition of Spilbergen. - Account of
the Patagonians. His Success. - Voyage of Schouten and Le Maire. -
Its Origin. – Discovery of Cape Horn. - Tyranny of the Dutch East
India Company. - The Nodals survey Tierra del Fuego, and complete
the Circumnavigation of South America.
VOYAGES IN THE PACIFIC, AND DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA.
The Straits of Anian. - Discoveries ascribed to Urdaneta. – Depositions
of Ladrillero and Martin Chack. – Fabulous Voyage of Maldonado. -
Expedition of Juan de Fuca. - Vindication of his Voyage. — Voyage of
De Fonte. He discovers the Archipelago of St. Lazarus. — Enters Lake
Velasco. - Proceeds to Lake Belle.- Descends a River. - Arrives at the
Atlantic. - Bernardo explores the Sea of Tatary. Viscayno surveys
California. — Aguilar arrives at the River of Quivira. - Secrecy of th
Spaniards. - First Discovery of New Holland. — Voyage of Hertoge.
Edels, De Nuytz, and Carpenter. - New Holland known early to the
Portuguese. - Expedition of Abel Tasman He discovers Van Diemen's
Land. - Arrives at New Zealand. - Driven away by the Natives. – He
finds the Friendly Islande. — Amsterdam Island. - Rotterdam. – Kindly
received by the Natives. - - Dangerous Shoals. — Tasman returns by New
EXPEDITIONS OF THE BUCCANEERS IN THE SOUTH SEAS.
Rise of the Buccaneers. - Oppressive Government of the Spaniards.
The Cruisers supply themselves with the Cattle of Cuba. - Carib Mode
of preparing the Flesh. - The Name of the Buccaneers. — Their Customs.
- Settlement of St. Christopher's. - The Buccaneers seize Tortuga.
Elect a Chief. — Exploits of Henry Morgan. – He takes Porto Bello.
Marches to Panama. - The Buccaneers embark on the South Sea.
Their Adventures. - Lose a rich Prize through Ignorance. - Leave
William the Indian on Juan Fernandez.- They return round Cape
Horn. - The Buccaneers under Davis. Dampier returns home in the
Cygnet. - The Flying Proas. - Reception of the Buccaneers at Minda.
nao. - The Five Islands. - The Natives of New Holland described.
Wreck of the Cygnet. — Dampier sent on Discovery. - Coasts New
Holland. - Rosemary Island. - Proceeds to New Guinea. — Discovers a
Strait. - New Britannia. — Homeward Voyage The Roebuck wrecked
at Ascension Island. - Return of Dampier.
VOYAGES OF PRIVATEERS AND OTHERS TO THE SOUTH SEA.
Privateers under Dampier. – Discords in the Expedition. - Stradling and
Dampier separate. - Alexander Selkirk left on Juan Fernandez. - Fate
of Stradling. Clipperton leaves Dampier. - He crosses the Pacific
Ocean in a small Bark. - Dampier deserted by Funnel and others. -
His Adversity. - He prevails on the Merchants to equip another Expe-
dition. - Voyage of Woodes Rogers. Arrival at Juan Fernandez. -
Adventures of Alexander Selkirk on that Island. - Success of Rogers. -
Unfortunate Voyages of Shelvocke and Clipperton.- French Privateers.
- Their rapid Increase. - The Dutch. - Roggewein's Expedition.
Belgia Austral. - Easter Island. - Dangerous Shoals. - Verquikkung
Island. — Disputes between Great Britain and Spain. - Anson's Expedi.
tion. — His Squadron manned by Invalids. — Unhappy Consequences of
that Measure. — Voyage round Cape Horn. – Distress of the Ships. –
The Acapulco Galleon taken. Anson returns. Fate of the other
DISCOVERIES OF THE RUSSIANS.
First Intercourse between Russia and Siberia. — The Promyshleni. - Trade
carried on by Strogonoff.-- Adventures of Yermac.- He defeats Kutcham
Khan. - Becomes Master of Siberia. -Offers his Dominions to the Czar.
- His Proposals well received. — Yermac defeated and slain. -Siberia
lost. — Recovered by the Russians. — They approach the Amur. - Ex-