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Amadas, Philip - 1584 Reconnaissance voyage

 

1584 exploration of Roanoke Island was Captained by Captains Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe. They were to explore the North American coast for Sir Walter Raleigh.
The party of explorers landed on July 13,1584, on the North Carolina coast, about 7 leagues above Roanoke Island, and took possession of the country for Queen Elizabeth "as rightfull Queene" with the further provison that the land was to be for the use of Sir Walter Raleigh, according to the Queen's charter. 

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Raleigh's First Colony, 1585-86 military colony
Raleigh sent a colony of 108 persons to Roanoke Island. The expedition, commanded by Raleigh's cousin, Sir Richard Grenville, sailed from Plymouth, England, on April 9, 1585, in seven ships, the largest of which was of 140 tons' burthen.
Included in the group of ship captains and colonists were Philip Amadas and Simon Ferdinando of the expedition of the previous year; Thomas Cavendish, then on his first great voyage but destined to be the third circumnavigator of the globe; Grenville's half-brother, John Arundell, and brother-in-law, John Stukeley; and other Raleigh cousins and connections, among them Richard Gilbert, a Courtenay, a Prideaux, Ralph Lane, and Anthony Rowse, a friend of Drake's. There were an artist, or illustrator, John White; a scientist, named Thomas Hariot; and, among the humbler folk, an Irishman, Darby Glande or Glaven. The two Indians, Wanchese and Manteo, returned to America on this voyage.

 

Write up extracted from: http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/ncsites/english1.htm#Introduction 


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Amadas, Philip - 1584 Reconnaissance voyage

 

From Roberta Estes:

 

Several of the Roanokers are "famous" enough to be recorded in standard biographical works, especially the Dictionary of American Biography and the Dictionary of National Biography. Amadas and Barlowe are examples of this and we need not make further mention of them.

 

 

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