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The Avalon Project : Letters Patent to Sir Humfrey Gylberte June 11, 1578 __ "Elizabeth by the grace of God Queeneof England, &c. To all people to whom these presents shall come, greeting. ... Know ye that of our especiall grace, certaine science and meere motion, we have given and granted, and by these presents for us, our heires and successours, doe give and graunt to our trustie and welbeloved servaunt Sir Humphrey Gilbert of Compton, in our castle of Devonshire Knight, and to his heires and assignee for ever, free libertie and licence from time to time, and at all times for ever hereafter, to discover, finde, search out, and view such remote, heathen and barbarous lands, countreys and territories not actually possessed of any Christian prince or people..."  that sounds pretty official to me.  You will find the full text. - From Yale Law School - http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/humfrey.htm 

Humphrey Gilbert __ A biographical sketch along with reviewed links to additional resources. - From u-s-history.com - http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1131.html

Humphrey Gilbert __ "Sir Humphrey Gilbert (c. 1537 – 1583) was an English adventurer from Devon, who served the crown during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England. He was a half-brother of Sir Walter Raleigh, and managed to establish the crown's claim to Newfoundland in North America."  You will find an ancyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humphrey_Gilbert   


Sir Humphrey Gilbert ___Use the good map to follow Humphrey's route of exploration. For younger grades but useful for all. - Illustrated - From Enchanted Learning - http://www.allaboutmammals.com/explorers/page/g/gilbert.shtml

Sir Humphrey Gilbert __ You will find a biographical sketch along with links to related materials. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0820808.html

Sir Humphrey Gilbert __ "Sir Humphrey Gilbert (1539 - 1583) was Sir Walter Raleigh's half brother. In 1566 he presented A Discourcs of a Discoveries for a new Passage to Cataia to Queen Elizabeth I of England, to gain royal patronage for voyages of exploration to China (Cataia) by sailing in a Northwest direction, via an anticipated "Northwest Passage". "  You will find a biographical sketch with embedded links to related materials. - From nationmaster.com - http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Sir-Humphrey-Gilbert  

Sir Humphrey Gilbert, ca. 1584___Simply an image of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. - Illustrated - From the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador - http://www.heritage.nf.ca/exploration/gilbert.html 

Sir Humphrey Gilbert: Explorer __ A biography and accomplishments of Sir Humphry Gilbert for the younger student. - From enchantedlearning.com - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/g/gilbert.shtml

Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Voyage To Newfoundland, 1583___Here is an account of Gilbert's voyage, suitable for older students. :The following narrative is an account of this last voyage of Gilbert's, told by Edward Haies, commander of "The Golden Hind," the only one to reach England of the three ships which set out from Newfoundland with Gilbert." - Text only - From Paul Halsall -


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