15) George Best, A True Discourse of the Late Voyages of Discoverie, for the finding of a passage to Cathaya, by the Northweast, under the conduct of Martin Frobisher
On the second of three journeys to Baffin Island in 1577, Englishman Martin Frobisher
kidnapped three Inuit--a man, a woman, and a child--and brought them back to England as "trophies.
For example, Beaudoin and Auger's recent work on the massive gold strike supposedly made by Martin Frobisher
between 1576 and 1578, prompting increased European forays to the Arctic, has proven the gold strike to be a hoax and showed how Frobisher was duped by London assayers.
The earliest geological observations of the part of the planet that has become Canada were made by explorers such as Martin Frobisher
and Samuel Champlain as footnotes to their broader agendas of discover> Two centuries later, in the 1800s, the need to develop resources was imperative to the future of the Province of Canada, and interest in natural history was blossoming at a fabulous rate.
For that, you have to go north to Canada and back in time about 43 years to 1578, when British explorer Martin Frobisher
gave thanks after surviving a perilous ocean crossing and landing in what is now New Foundland.
And then to Martin Frobisher
, Elizabethan Privateer, James McDermott, 509 pp.
Stories kept alive by oral transmission from generation to generation provided accurate accounts of Inuit contacts with Martin Frobisher
in the 1570s, and with Henry Hudson's mutinous crew in 1611.
Kenyon, Walter 1975 Tokens of Possession: The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher
, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
To Martin Frobisher
, his rival and fellow Elizabethan naval hero, Drake was a braggart, a cowardly knave and a traitor.
The recorded history of Baffin Island began in 1576 with Martin Frobisher
is usually remembered as one of Elizabeth I's great 'sea dogs' or, in the author's words, 'the least-known of Elizabeth's first-rank of "sea-dogs"'.
TORONTO - Returning from Baffin Island in the high Arctic in 1576, British explorer Martin Frobisher
was on the verge of bankruptcy.