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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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.
James Franco, Isabella Rosselini, Stanley Tucci, Freida Pinto, Tom Hooper, Edie Falco, Joel and Ethan Coen, Davis Guggenheim, Bob Balaban, Jane Goodall, Bruce Weber, Marcia Gay Harden, Doug Liman, John Wells, Alec Baldwin, Bill Nighy, Alex Gibney, Peter Hedges, Paul Giamatti, Noomi Rapace, Vlade Divac, Carter Burwell, Sally Hawkins, John Turturro, Frances McDormand , Neil Labute, Julian Schnabel and many more
com), Gray Hawkins, John Worley, and Mark Risse are affiliated with the University of Georgia Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Athens, USA.
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.
SCORERS: Cleckheaton: Tries: Ollie Hawkins, John Dudley, Jim Lamptey, Scott Benton.
was the relentless chorus of a post- war generation of cinema-mad kids who imagined their dads had fought in black-and-white conflicts lasting 90 minutes alongside Jack Hawkins, John Gregson, John Mills and the like.
Included are fleeting moments of Doris Humphrey, Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, Charles Weidman, Erick Hawkins, John Martin, and Ted Shawn, hanging out on the Bennington campus.
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Cadwalader litigation partners Howard Hawkins, John Finnegan, Phil Loree and Mike Dolan also worked on the matter.