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Captain Woodes Rogers' Voyage Round the World, 1708-1711 (Bristol Branch of Historical Association Local History Pamphlets) download ebook
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0901388629
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Donald Jones
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Historical Assn.(Bristol); First Edition edition (October 1992)
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Jones, . Captain Woodes Rogers’ Voyage Round The World 1708-1711, Bristol, 1992. Jones, . and Youseph, . The Black Population Of Bristol In The 18th Century, Bristol, 1998. Defoe, . The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, London, 1719.

Woodes Rogers (c. 1679 – 15 July 1732) was an English sea captain and privateer and, later, the first Royal . He wrote of his maritime experiences in the book A Cruising Voyage Round the World, which sold well, in part due to public fascination at Selkirk's rescue. 1679 – 15 July 1732) was an English sea captain and privateer and, later, the first Royal Governor of the Bahamas. He is known as the captain of the vessel that rescued marooned Alexander Selkirk, whose plight is generally believed to have inspired Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. Rogers was twice appointed Governor of the Bahamas, where he succeeded in warding off threats from the Spanish, and in ridding the colony of pirates.

Donald Jones is the author of the seventy-ninth pamphlet in this series, Captain Woodes Rogers' Voyage Round the World, /708-11

Donald Jones is the author of the seventy-ninth pamphlet in this series, Captain Woodes Rogers' Voyage Round the World, /708-11. He has recently completed a History of Clifton and Bristol: A Pictorial History. The publication of a pamphlet by the Bristol Branch of the Historical Association does not necessarily imply the Branch's approval of the opinions expressed in it. The Historical Association is a national body which seeks to encourage interest in all forms of history.

Volume two has title: A voyage to the South Sea. by the ships Duke and Dutchess of Bristol. the description of all the American coasts along the South Sea, with above 300 bearings of the. the description of all the American coasts along the South Sea, with above 300 bearings of the land, the principal harbours, and three large charts, all taken from the Spanish original draughts, never before printed. With a table of the latitudes and longitudes of all places, from California, to the Streights of Magellan. Includes index in each volume. Pagination: vol. 1 - 456, . 16, leaves of plates (3 fold

Captain Woodes Rogers (from 1679 to 1732) lived at 33 to 35 Queen Square. He was a privateer who voyaged around the world from 1708 to 1711, trading in slaves. Woodes Rogers also invested in a ship carrying slaves from Africa to Jamaica. Blaise Castle, Henbury Road.

Captain Woodes Rogers (from 1679 to 1732) lived at 33 to 35 Queen Square. Blaise Castle, Henbury Road, Bristol BS10 7QS built by Thomas Farr in 1766 is a quirky gothic folly built on the top of Blaise Hill. Farr invested heavily in the slave trade

Woodes Rogers, English privateer and governor of the Bahamas who helped suppress piracy in the Caribbean.

Woodes Rogers, English privateer and governor of the Bahamas who helped suppress piracy in the Caribbean. In 1709 he rescued Alexander Selkirk-a. In 1709 he rescued Alexander Selkirk -a Scottish seaman whose adventures later provided the basis for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe -from a Pacific island.

His compelling tale was included in this book by Woodes Rogers (c. 1679–1732), a buccaneer who sailed round the globe in 1708‒11, rescuing Selkirk on his wa. 1679–1732), a buccaneer who sailed round the globe in 1708‒11, rescuing Selkirk on his way. Selkirk became notorious and seems to have inspired Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719). But he got into a hot dispute with his captain Thomas Stradling, while refitting the ship on Más a Tierra in the Juan Fernández archipelago off the coast of Chile. Knowing the ship was ‘leaky’, Selkirk demanded to be left on shore with a Bible, gun and other instruments. When he panicked and changed his mind, Stradling simply sailed away.