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Hawkins

1. Coleman. 1904--69, US pioneer of the tenor saxophone for jazz
2. Sir John. 1532--95, English naval commander and slave trader, treasurer of the navy (1577--89); commander of a squadron in the fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada (1588)
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Hawkyns exhibited absolutely nothing of what we today would regard as a moral sense.
On the other hand, a fourth voyage, which began in October 1567 with Hawkyns once again at the helm, started out on a much more promising note.
But then Hawkyns found himself in a tense standoff with a Spanish fleet near the Mexican port of Veracruz.
Since she mentioned "my brother" Hawkins and a "cousin" George Hawkins in her will, she may have begun life as Margaret Hawkins, and the George Hawkyns who was one of her trustees should have been a relative.