Definition of John davys
1. Noun. English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605).
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1. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1865)
"In the General Biographical Dictionary by A. Chalmers, under " Davies," we are told that the first edition of Sir john davys' Poem called ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Beresford, john davys, 1873- Imperturbable duchess. Harper. 127: 3(0-7. Bergson, Henri Lou!« — Continued. Playboy of western philosophy. JG Hunek- look. ..."
3. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"These undertakers in the barony of Omagh formed a family party of themselves, Sir john davys, as already stated, having married Eleanor, the youngest ..."
4. Lives of Eminent Serjeants-at-law of the English Bar by Humphry William Woolrych (1869)
"SIR john davys. Serjeant-at-Law, 1606—King's Serjeant, 1612. JOHN Davys (for that is probably the correct spelling of a name subject to many changes), ..."
5. The Fate and Fortunes of Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, and Rory O'Donel by Charles Patrick Meehan (1868)
"... decision in the suit between himself and O'Cahan; and that sir john davys also would proceed there, " sufficiently instructed by him," Chichester, ..."