John Hawkins

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Hawkins, John


(also Hawkyns). Born in 1532 in Plymouth; died Dec. 11, 1595. English admiral.

Hawkins laid the foundation for the English slave trade, which was one of the sources of the primary accumulation of capital in England. In 1588 he fought in the battle against the Spanish Armada. In 1595, together with Admiral F. Drake, he took part in an expedition to the West Indies. Hawkins died during the voyage.

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Driving in four hour stints in their boss's car non-stop for three days, Dougie McQueen,Terry Hawkins, John Saunders and Stevie Nichol raised more than PS2,000 in sponsorship and donations.
Every day it runs the wonderful films from the 30s through to the 60s, and names that have all been forgotten are now viewed with fond nostalgia, Jack Hawkins, John Gregson, Margaret Rutherford and Peggy Ashcroft, all giants of the screen in their day.
Legends Vince Hizon, Noli Locsin, Jerry Codinera, Rodney Santos, Bong Hawkins, John Edel Cardel team up with Dondon Hontiveros (Alaska), Mark Cardona (Meralco), Mike Cortez (Air21), Josh Urbiztondo (Barako Bull), Peter June Simon and Joe Devance (San Mig Coffee) in the Greats side.
Frank Roberts, Quentin Hawkins, John Barnes and Anne Hopper were all named as runners-up, and have each received PS20 High Street shopping vouchers.
Harry Hawkins, John Watson and Nick Eadon all took four fish 12lb bags and Jim Smith's four weighed in at 11.5lb.
Stuart Sherman's friends-Yolanda Hawkins, John Hagan, and John Matturri-spent countless hours reading, cataloguing, viewing, and organizing the plays, writings, paintings, line drawings, and sculptures piled into the front closet of his sublet apartment on West 22nd Street.
ASABE members Kaushlendra Singh (, Gray Hawkins, John Worley, and Mark Risse are affiliated with the University of Georgia Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Athens, USA.
Ronald Collett, Terry Watkins, Allan Hawkins, John (Steve) Bloomer and Walter Savickey called their fledgling organization the Chiropractic Foundation for Spinal Research (CFSR).
CHRIS HAWKINS, John Green and John and Coin Ellis scored 90 points to win a charity day comp at MOLD by seven from Lyndon Lockett, Brian Frain, Richie Lewis and Derek Burns.
Look for opportunities to make a move before this happens, even if it means raising with a weak or marginal hand RaceThe race for European ranking points is very much on with Dave Colclough, Pashal Perrault, Keith Hawkins, John Falconer and Stuart Nash almost inseparable in the point scoring race which offers coveted Player of the Year status along with a pounds 10,000 cash reward.
He produced the Replacements' "Pleased to Meet Me" - which incidentally featured the single "Alex Chilton" - as well as projects from Jason and the Scorchers, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, John Hiatt, Mudhoney, G.