FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF NAVIGATION,
DISCOVERY, AND COMMERCE, BY SEA AND LAND, FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE
ROBERT KERR, F.R.S. & F.A.S. EDIN.
ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS.
WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH:
AND T. CADELL, LONDON.
CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
PART. I. - (Continued.)
XX. Account of various early Pilgrimages from England to the Holy Land,
between the years 1097, and 1107.
XXI. Discovery of Madeira
XXII. Account of the Discovery and Conquest of the Canary Islands
General Voyages and Travels, chiefly of Discovery; from the era of Don
Henry Prince of Portugal, in 1412, to that of George III. in 1760.
BOOK I. History of the Discoveries of the Portuguese along the Coast of
Africa, and of their Discovery of and Conquests in India, from 1412 to
[A] This title was omitted to be inserted in its proper
place, and may be supplied in writing on the blank page opposite to
page 23 of this volume.
I. Summary of the Discoveries of the World, from their first original, to
the year 1555, by Antonio Galvano
II. Journey of Ambrose Contarini, Ambassador from the Republic of Venice,
to Uzun-Hassan King of Persia, in the years 1473, 4, 5, and 6; written
III. Voyages of Discovery by the Portuguese along the Western Coast of
Africa, during the life, and under the direction of Don Henry
IV. Original Journals of the Voyages of Cada Mosto, and Pedro de Cintra,
to the Coast of Africa; the former in the years 1455 and 1406, and the
latter soon afterwards
V. Continuation of the Portuguese Discoveries along the Coast of Africa,
from the death of Don Henry in 1463, to the Discovery of the Cape of
Good Hope in 1486
VI. History of the Discovery and Conquest of India by the Portuguese,
between the years 1497 and 1505, from the original Portuguese of
Hernan Lopez de Castaneda
VII. Letters from Lisbon in the beginning of the Sixteenth Century,
respecting the then recent Discovery of the Route by Sea to India, and
the Indian trade
_Note_. In p. 292 of this volume, 1, 2 and 18, the date of 1525
ought to have been 1505.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.
_Account of Various early Pilgrimages from England to the Holy Land;
between the years 1097 and 1107_.
The subsequent account of several English pilgrimages to the Holy Land.
 Hakluyt, I. p. 44. et sequ.
_The Voyage of Gutuere, or Godwera, an English Lady, towards the Holy
Land, about 1097._
While the Christian army, under Godfrey of Buillon, was marching through
Asia Minor from Iconium, in Lycaonia, by Heraclea, to Marasia, or
Maresch, Gutuere, or Godwera, the wife of Baldwin, the brother of the
Duke of Lorain, who had long laboured under heavy sickness, became so
extremely ill, that the army encamped on her account near Marash, for
three days, when she expired.