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The life of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, England's first empire builder,

Author: William Gilbert Gosling
Publisher: London, Constable, 1911.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a biography of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, the pioneer of English colonization. Gilbert landed in St. John's, in 1583, claiming the island for the British and thereby founding the British Empire. Forced to return to England for provisions before he could establish a colony, Gilbert died on the journey when his ship The Squirrel was lost at sea with all hands.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gosling, William Gilbert, b. 1863.
Life of Sir Humphrey Gilbert.
London, Constable, 1911
(OCoLC)609297328
Named Person: Humphrey Gilbert, Sir; Humphrey Gilbert, Sir; Humphrey Gilbert, Sir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Gilbert Gosling
OCLC Number: 997293
Description: x, 304 pages illustrations 23 cm
Other Titles: England's first empire builder
Responsibility: by William Gilbert Gosling.

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This book is a biography of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, the pioneer of English colonization. Gilbert landed in St. John's, in 1583, claiming the island for the British and thereby founding the British Empire. Forced to return to England for provisions before he could establish a colony, Gilbert died on the journey when his ship The Squirrel was lost at sea with all hands.

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