Editors. "John Hawkins sets off on a second voyage to the New World". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15037, accessed 04 May 2016.]
John Hawkins sets off from Plymouth on a second voyage to the New World, which lasts until September the following year. He receives support from Queen Elizabeth in undertaking this voyage, and she supplies him with his vessel, a huge ship called 'Jesus of Lubeck'. Hawkins' voyages were to instigate the British slave trade, as he began the practice of the 'triangular trade' which was to be the hallmark of its spectacular profits.
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