Definition of Sir Martin Frobisher
1. Noun. English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594).
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1. The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guineaby Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Charles Raymond Beazley, Edgar Prestage by Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Charles Raymond Beazley, Edgar Prestage (1896)
"38 The Three Voyages of Sir Martin Frobisher. With a Selection I rum Letters now in the State Paper Office. ..."
2. A Chronological History of Voyages Into the Arctic Regions: Undertaken by John Barrow (1818)
"... —Sir Martin Frobisher — Edward Fenton—Arthur Pit and Charles Jackman — Sir Humphrey Gilbert—John Davis—Maldonado—Juan de Fuca—Barentz—William Adams. ..."
3. Short History of England by Charles McLean Andrews (1912)
"Sir Martin Frobisher. From a portrait by Ketel in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Chancellor sailed to the northeast into the White Sea and opened up trade ..."
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