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Record #175102:

North-East Passage to Muscovy: Stephen Borough and the first Tudor explorations / Kit Mayers.

Title: North-East Passage to Muscovy: Stephen Borough and the first Tudor explorations / Kit Mayers.
Author(s): Mayers, Kit.
Date: 2005.
Publisher: Stroud: Sutton Publishing
Abstract: Account of attempts by group of London merchants to find north-east passage to China by organising two expeditions in 1553 and 1556. Describes aims and organisation of 1553 expedition led by Hugh Willoughby. Examines effects of voyages, one of which was setting up Muscovy Company. Recounts voyages of Serchthrift in 1556-57. Focuses on Stephen Borough, his origins, connections and motives. Deals also with ship construction during period in question, state of geographical knowledge, art of navigation and summary of subsequent attempts to find north-east passage.
Keywords: 92 -- Biographies: Borough, Stephen.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1553-54 Willoughby.
91(08) -- Expeditions: 1556-57 Borough.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
93"15" -- Sixteenth century.
061.5 -- Business enterprises: Muscovy Company.
.000(410) -- British author.
W -- Expeditions and exploration.
(*54) -- Northern Sea Route.
(410) -- Great Britain.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*54) : 91(091)[2005]
ISBN: 0750940697
SPRI record no.: 175102

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