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Browewich, James -- 1584 Reconnaissance


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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Browewich, James -- 1584 Reconnaissance and exploration of Roanoke Island


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