There Caxton steadily rose in importance until he became "Governor of the English Nation beyond the seas." As Governor he had great power, and ruled over his merchant adventurers
as if he had been a king.
Contents: Merchant Adventurers
* The Early Settlement * Growth and Prosperity * The Rule of the Nabobs * Imperial Splendor * The Merchant Princes * Victorian Calcutta * Sources * Maps & Illustrations
FOLLOWING the two Sunday performances of the tales at 1.30pm and 3,30pm the audience will be given a guided tour of the building, including the Grand Hall, the Mayor's Parlour, the Town Court and the Merchant Adventurers
The land around the hall was acquired by the Ellisons, a family of merchant adventurers
"They were the investors, directors, stakeholders and principal merchant adventurers
in all of the Company's first voyages of discovery and enterprise that came to be known as the Spice Wars.
It seems clear enough that enslaved Africans were initially brought to England (and Scotland) by early merchant adventurers
. Most conventional accounts tend to focus on the African and American voyages of Elizabethan voyagers and explorers, and some have personified the narrative through the life of Sir John Hawkins.
But there are some hidden gems that you'll only find by taking a wrong turn - such as the wonderfully-named Merchant Adventurers
The earliest example in the English-speaking world is the Company of Merchant Adventurers
of England for the Discovery of Lands Unknown.
I welcome this opportunity to respond to Douglas Hunter s review of A Fleeting Empire: Early Stuart Britain and the Merchant Adventurers
to Canada and begin by noting a point of agreement.
This trip of a lifetime is to celebrate Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer's heritage, when the Scots merchant adventurers
pioneered trade with the Far East and where it still sources its ginger.
The other contenders in the category all in North Yorkshire - Barley Hall and the Merchant Adventurers
' Hall in York, Rievaulx Abbey at Helmsley and Ripley Castle at Ripley.