The Earl of Essex and Sir Walter Raleigh undertake a voyage to the Azores

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, and Sir Walter Raleigh set off on a voyage to the Azores, known as 'the Islands Voyage', which manages to capture Fayal but is ultimately a failture.
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Editors. "The Earl of Essex and Sir Walter Raleigh undertake a voyage to the Azores". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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