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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Frobisher, Sir Martin

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Famous English sailor and navigator, born near Doncaster; thrice over enthusiastically essayed the discovery of the North-West Passage under Elizabeth; accompanied Drake to the West Indies; was knighted for his services against the Armada; conducted several expeditions against Spain; was mortally wounded when leading an attack on Brest, and died on his passage home (1535-1594).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Frobisher, Sir Martin'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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