Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage, 1741-47 (Hakluyt Society Second)

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  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Journeys,
  • Middleton, Christopher,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Hudson Bay

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FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL8290087M
ISBN 100904180360
ISBN 109780904180367

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: Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage, (Hakluyt Society 2nd Ser. ), Vol. I: The Voyage of Christopher Middleton (v. 1) (): William Barr, Glyndwr Williams: Books. : Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage - Vol II: The Voyage of William Moor and Frances Smith (Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society,) (v.

2) (): William Barr, Glyndwr Williams: BooksFormat: Hardcover. Prompted by the Irish MP Arthur Dobbs, the Admiralty sent the Furnace and Discovery to Hudson Bay in in search of a navigable passage to the Pacific.

The expedition was commanded by Christopher Middleton, until his resignation in a sea captain in. Book Description. Volume I of Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage described the naval discovery expedition of Christopher Middleton inand the controversy which followed his failure to find a Northwest Passage.

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Apart from his last four years, Henry Hudson's life is a mystery. He made voyages to Spitzbergen, to the northeast and to the river in America that bears his name.

Then he embarked on a search in for the Northwest Passage. On this expedition he reached Hudson Bay and wintered in James Bay. There were many expeditions in search of a Northwest Passage during the s. They include the voyages of Frances Smith, Samuel Hearne and James Cook.

By the end of the century, George Vancouver had explored the northwest coast in detail. In the Hudson's Bay. Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage ; Vol. I - The Voyage of Christopher Middleton, Vol. II - The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith [Hakluyt Society Second Series No.

& ]. The 18th Century explorers were hesitant pioneers, largely unknown today. Williams conveys their voyages with the domestic political dramas as background.

With accomplished style, this book traces the debates as it follows the early explorations into Hudson's Bay and the North Pacific. Three figures take central stage in this by: When Hudson went on his last voyage he explored the Hudson Bay which was located in easy-central Canada and north of present- day Ontario and west of Quebec.

His ship froze in the ice and his crew mutinied or rebelled and sent Hudson and eight men. Background. The search by Europeans for a western shortcut by sea from Europe to Asia began with the voyages of Christopher Columbus in By the midth century numerous exploratory expeditions had been mounted, originating mainly from the Kingdom of England (United Kingdom from ).

These voyages, when successful, added to the sum of European geographic knowledge about. He made four voyages in search of the Northwest Passage.

During his third voyage, Hudson spent a month exploring a river in what is now New York, which he named after himself.

During his last voyage, he sailed along the Hudson Bay (in Canada). After a cold winter and much suffering, his crew rebelled and set Hudson and others adrift on a small. Get this from a library. Voyages to Hudson Bay in search of a Northwest passage, [William Barr; Glyndwr Williams; Hakluyt Society.;].

Voyages to Hudson Bay in search of a Northwest Passage, London: Hakluyt Society, (OCoLC) Online version: Voyages to Hudson Bay in search of a Northwest Passage, London: Hakluyt Society, (OCoLC) Named Person: Christopher Middleton; William Moor, Captain.

The Englishman Martin Frobisher made three voyages in search of the Northwest Passage in the late s. He didn’t find it. “He discovered some straits, pretended to. I was quite keen to read Voyages of Delusion, as I'm originally from Michigan and the search for the Northwest Passage was a big deal in my childhood history classes.

This book outlines the many attempts by speculators and sailors to find a navigable passage through the ice as a possible route to the established trading nations of Asia.4/5.

Voyages In Search of the North-West Passage by Richard Hakluyt. As preface to Richard Hakluyt’s records of the first endeavour of our bold Elizabethan mariners to find North-West Passage to the East, let me repeat here that old voyage of mine from No.

55 of “Household Words,” dated the 12th of April, The Phantom is fitted out for Arctic exploration, with instructions to find her /5(4). Comments & Item Features Very good copy in the original title-blocked, decorated boards, with gilt titles to front panel. Browning to spine.

Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; pages; Physical description: p.

; 14 cm. Subjects: Voyages and travels. Voyages to Hudson Bay in search of a Northwest Passage, Vol. 2, The voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith, Synopsis. Believed to have been born in the late 16th century, English explorer Henry Hudson made two unsuccessful sailing voyages in search of an ice-free passage to Asia.

“A Chart of Hudson’s Straights and Bay of Davis Streights, and Baffin’s Bay as Published in the Year ,” An Account of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by Hudson’s Streights, to the Western and Southern Ocean of America,From The Library at The Mariners’ Museum, GD75 rare. The Northwest Passage (NWP) is the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

The eastern route along the Arctic coasts of Norway and Siberia is accordingly called the Northeast Passage (NEP). The various islands of the archipelago are separated from one another and from the Canadian. Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson by Peter C. Mancall is about the great explorer Henry Hudson and his death in the Arctic.

Henry Hudson spent his life exploring in search of the Northwest Passage, a sea route over the top of America. He went farther than any other explorer before him into the freezing cold and ice/5.

Soon afterward, William Baffin, an English explorer, visited () Baffin Bay, through which the passage was finally found. English statesmen and merchants, anxious to have the passage found, encouraged exploration.

Luke Fox and Thomas James made (–32) voyages into Hudson Bay. Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, French: baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of 1, km 2 (, sq mi).

Although not geographically apparent, it is for climatic reasons considered to be a marginal sea of the Arctic drains a very large area, about 3, km 2 Coordinates: 60°N 85°W / 60°N. Of Hudson’s early life, nothing is known.

Several Hudsons were associated with his sponsors, the Muscovy Company of London, a generation before his own time.A voyage by the English navigator John Davis, who sailed to the Arctic to make the first attempt to find a Northwest Passage from Europe to Asia, was planned in the home of a Thomas Hudson in Limehouse, now in.

He is English and sailed the Netherlands. Made four voyages in search of the Northwest Passage. First voyage-reached Greenland. Third voyage-spent month exploring river in NY he named the Hudson River. Claimed Hudson River Valley for the Dutch.

Last voyage-sailed along northern coast of North America. Claimed Hudson Bay and land around it. Northwest Passage is a book about the explorers who venture into the Northwest Passage in Canada.

The book structure itself uses the song, Northwest Passage by Stan Rogers and repeats the lines from the chorus throughout the book; intertwined, it includes information about the history and geography, mainly focusing on the tragic story of the voyage of John Franklin and then Stan Rogers /5.

The Northwest Passage continues to be discussed. InMaritime archaeologist James Delgado participated in a re-enactment of the St. Roch’s voyage on the St. Roch II. His book, Across the Top of the World, (Douglas and McIntyre, ) describes the long history of the search for the : Charles Roland.

The long and complicated search for the passage from the bay, and then from the Pacific coast, resulted in his overview of the 18th-century phase of that work, Voyages of Delusion, an updating and major expansion of his book.

Now, in Arctic Labyrinth, he has pulled back the focus still further to give us a bird’s-eye view of the Author: Russell Potter. Despite his recent arrest for sailing under another nation's flag, Henry Hudson managed to get support from English backers for another voyage, this time in search of a Northwest Passage, one he had wanted to pursue almost since the start of his voyages.

The main sponsor this time was Sir Thomas Smythe - governor and treasurer of the Virginia. English explorer Henry Hudson was determined to find the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Circle - even after his crew mutinied. Learn more about his lifelong search in this video.

In the early s, England asked Henry Hudson to search for the northern passage to trade with the Far East. This fascinating new book introduces children to Hudson's exciting voyages, and explores the many hardships he encountered, from his ship becoming frozen in.

VOYAGES TO HUDSON BAY IN SEARCH OF A NORTHWEST PASSAGE, Author: Barr, William and Glyndwr Williams (Editors) Title: VOYAGES TO HUDSON BAY IN SEARCH OF A NORTHWEST PASSAGE, Publication: London: The Hakluyt Society, Edition: First edition Description: First ver.

Two volumes - Volume I: The Voyage of Christopher. Voyages to Hudson Bay in search of a Northwest passage V.1, The voyage of Christopher Middleton London: Hakluyt Society, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: William Barr; Glyndwr Williams; Hakluyt Society.

On Ja mutiny during an attempt to find the Northwest Passage left Henry Hudson adrift on what is now Hudson Bay, never to be heard from again. Henry Hudson and the Mutiny English explorer Henry Hudson had led an unsuccessful voyage to find the elusive Northwest Passage, a route from the Atlantic to Pacific through North America.

Henry Hudson's four expeditions took place between and Hudson reached as far north as 1, kilometers from the north pole. Hudson's final expedition lasted from April, to June ofwhen his mutinous crew set him adrift in a small boat.

Henry Hudson he was important to Dutch and English exploration because he tried to find a Northwest passage through North America to the Pacific ocean. He explored the Hudson river, which led to Dutch settlement in the area, and claimed Hudson Bay in Canada for the English.

~English explorer Henry Hudson made two unsuccessful sailing voyages in search of an ice-free passage to Asia ~Inhe embarked on a third voyage funded by the Dutch East India Company that took him to the New World and the river that would be given his name.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Voyages of Delusion: The Quest for the Northwest Passage by Glyn Williams (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!The geography of Hudson's Bay: being the remarks of Captain W. Coats in many voyages to that locality between the years and ; with an appendix, containing extracts from the log of Capt.

Middleton on his voyage for the discovery of the North-west passage, in H.M.S. "Furnace," in by W Coats (Book).

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