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Página 6 - London a greater storehouse of spices than there is in Alexandria ; and the chief men of the enterprise are of Bristol, great sailors, who, now that they know where to go, say that it is not a voyage of more than fifteen days, nor do they ever have storms after they get away from Hibernia.
Página 79 - God, king of Portugal and the Algraves of this side, and beyond th« sea in Africa, lord of Guinea and of the conquest, navigation and commerce of Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia and India, Sic.
Página 90 - ... e los unos ni los otros non ( fagades ni fagan ende al por alguna manera, so pena de la nuestra merced e de diez mil maravedís para la nuestra Cámara...
Página 12 - Having seen the course they are steering and the length of the voyage, I find that what they have discovered or are in search of is possessed by Your Highnesses because it is at the cape which fell to Your Highnesses by the convention with Portugal.
Página 6 - ... archbishoprick at least ; but I have thought that the benefits reserved for me by your Excellency will be more secure. I would venture to pray that, in the event of a vacancy taking place in my absence, I may be put in possession, and that I may not be superseded by those who, being present, can be more diligent than I, who am reduced in this country to eating at each meal ten or twelve kinds of victuals, and to being three hours at table every day, two for love of your Excellency, to whom I...
Página xxv - Concessimus eciam eisdem et eorum cuilibet, eorumque et cuiuslibet eorum heredibus et deputatis, ac licenciam dedimus affigendi predictas banneras nostras et insignia in quacumque villa, oppido, castro, insula seu terra firma a se noviter inventis. Et quod prenominati Johannes et filii...
Página 13 - Since I believe Your Highnesses will already have notice of all 1 Henry VII. this and also of the chart or mappemonde which this man has made, I do not send it now, although it is here, and so far as I can see exceedingly false...
Página 165 - Charles Abbott, Sir Robert Dallas Sir Richard Richards, Sir William Garrow, Sir William Draper Best, and Sir John Richardson, we will shall be one), such and so many good and lawful men of our said county, as well within liberties as without, by whom the truth of the matter in the premises may be better known and inquired into. In witness whereof, we have caused these our letters to be patent. Witness ourself at Westminster, the eighth day of March, in the first year of our reign.
Página 5 - Perhaps amidst so many occupations of your Excellency," he writes to the Duke of Milan, "it will not be unwelcome to learn how his majesty here has acquired a portion of Asia without a stroke of his sword. In this kingdom there is a lower class Venetian named Master Zoanne Caboto, of a fine mind, very expert in navigation, who, seeing that the most serene kings, first of Portugal, then of Spain, have occupied unknown islands, meditated the achievement of a similar acquisition for his majesty aforesaid,...
Página 6 - King here, who is wise and not lavish, likewise puts some faith in him ; for (ever) since his return he has made good provision for him, as the same Master John tells me. And it is said that, in the spring, his Majesty...

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