Browsing Colonialism and colonisation

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Headword Date Article Type
Henry VII commissions the Cabots to discover new lands 1496 T Note
New royal charter for the English Merchants Adventurers Company 1564 T Note
John Hawkins sets off on a second voyage to the New World 1564 T Note
John Hawkins and Francis Drake are trapped by Spanish ships in the West Indies 1568 T Note
Sir Humphrey Gilbert's expedition to the West Indies fails 1579 T Note
Sir Francis Drake leaves for the West Indies as a privateer 1585 T Note
The English plantation of Munster is attempted 1586 T Note
Second colony established by English settlers off the coast of the US 1587 T Note
The English Council undertake an enquiry into the plantation of Ulster 1589 T Note
Drake, Hawkins and Frobisher return from an indecisive Spanish expedition 1590 T Note
Francis Drake and John Hawkins make last voyage to the Spanish Main 1595 T Note
The Earl of Essex and Sir Walter Raleigh undertake a voyage to the Azores 1597 T Note
James Lancaster leads the first East India Company voyage from London 1601 T Note
First attempts to found English colony in Ulster 1604 T Note
George Weymouth visits the New England court 1605 T Note
Barbados is claimed as an English colony 1605 T Note
Virginia Companies of London and Plymouth receive royal charters 1606 T Note
120 colonists set off to Virginia under Captain Christopher Newport 1606 T Note
English found colony of Maine 1607 T Note
Plans for the English settlement of the six counties of Ulster 1608 T Note

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