Author Results for K. R. Andrews

The Voyage of the Jaquet of Falmouth to the West Indies and Newfoundland 1585 – 1586

By K. R. Andrews

The destruction of the Jaquet by the French while in a bay in Newfoundland after a profitable voyage to the West Indies, the loss of everything including the ship, and a demand for compensation, complete with a list of all losses.  The French while searching for gold destroyed the ship.  The captain and master of […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Strategy & Diplomacy

Thomas Fenner and the Guinea Trade, 1564

By K. R. Andrews

Following a brief introduction, this paper reproduces a document found in the records of the High Court of Admiralty. It describes a voyage undertaken by Thomas Fenner to the Guinea coast in 1564, but which met with a setback near Cape St Vincent and returned to Ichenor, rescuing the crew of a Portuguese ship on […] Read More

Filed under: Late Middle Ages | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Art & Music