Golden Hind


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Golden Hind

ship on which Sir Francis Drake (1540–1596) became the first Englishman to sail around the world. [Br. Hist.: EB (1963) VII, 575]
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It had borne all the ships whose names are like jewels flashing in the night of time, from the Golden Hind returning with her round flanks full of treasure, to be visited by the Queen's Highness and thus pass out of the gigantic tale, to the Erebus and Terror, bound on other conquests --and that never returned.
THE preliminary round of the Brian Goodman Cup was on the fixture list for the Four Oaks and District League and the biggest win of the round was 8-1 achieved by both Golden Hind and The Beehive who in turn defeated Boldmere Tap and Red Lion.
1580: Sir Francis Drake arrived back in Plymouth in the Golden Hind - originally the Pelican - after 33 months to make him the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world.
DOMINION DAY IN NEW ZEALAND 1580: Sir Francis Drake arrived back in Plymouth in the Golden Hind - originally the Pelican - after 33 months, to make him the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world.
8) Drake circumnavigated the globe in the Golden Hind.
1581: Francis Drake was knighted on his ship Golden Hind at Deptford after his circumnavigation of the world - but the sword was not wielded by Queen Elizabeth I: for political reasons she delegated the knighting to French ambassador the Marquis de Marchaumont.
Once a Tudor port where shipbuilders knocked up the Golden Hind - the sturdy vessel that took explorer Sir Francis Drake on his world tour - the brooding skies and moody tides later inspired composer Benjamin Britten's works.
The Company has a multi-tiered approach to exploration and development with a combination of high grade potentially short-term production scenarios such as Old Pirate and the Golden Hind, large scale discoveries such as Buccaneer, and regional exploration discoveries such as the Kroda Gold Project.
And A will go Golden Birdsey of stur And Ainslie's faithful boat Rita will go down in history beside the Golden Hind, HMS Victory and the Birdseye trawler in the pantheon of sturdy vessels which have delivered more gold - and frozen food - to a grateful nation.
1579: Sir Francis Drake anchored the Golden Hind just north of what would one day be San Francisco Bay, naming the area New Albion.
The Brixham Pirate Festival in Devon is a weekend of entertainment for all the family with re-enactments, a skirmish on the Golden Hind, a fancy dress competition, and an attempt to set the record for the most pirates in one gathering.
TODAY NATIONAL OF SENEGAL 1581: Francis Drake was knighted on his ship Golden Hind by Queen Elizabeth I at Deptford after he completed his circumnavigation of the world - though the dubbing with the sword was actually performed by French nobleman Monsieur de Marchaumont.