FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF NAVIGATION,
DISCOVERY, AND COMMERCE, BY SEA AND LAND, FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE
BY ROBERT KERR, F.R.S. & F.A.S. EDIN.
ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS.
CONTENTS OF VOL. VII.
PART II. BOOK III. CONTINUED.
CHAP. IV. Continued.
SECT. XIII. Account of an expedition of the Portuguese from India to
Madagascar in 1613.
XIV. Continuation of the transactions of the Portuguese in India, from
1617 to 1640: and the conclusion of the Portuguese Asia of Manuel de
XV. Occurrences in Pegu, Martavan, Pram, Siam, and other places.
XVI. A short account of the Portuguese possessions between the Cape of
Good Hope and China.
CHAP. V. Voyages and Travels in Egypt, Syria, Arabia, Persia, and India.
By Ludovico Verthema, in 1503.
SECT. I Of the Navigation from Venice to Alexandria in Egypt, and from
thence to Damascus in Syria.
II. Of the City of Damascus.
CHAP. V. SECT. III. Of the Journey from Damascus to Mecca, and of the
Manners of the Arabians.
IV. Observations of the Author during his residence at Mecca.
V. Adventures of the Author in various parts of Arabia Felix, or Yemen.
VI. Observations of the Author relative to some parts of Persia.
VII. Observations of the Author on various parts of India.
VIII. Account of the famous City and Kingdom of Calicut.
IX. Observations on various parts of India.
X. Continuation of the Authors Adventures, after his return to Calicut.
XI. Account of a memorable Battle between the Mahometan Navy of Calicut
and the Portuguese.
XII. Navigation of the Author to Ethiopia, and return to Europe by Sea.
CHAP. VI. Voyages and Travels of Cesar Frederick in India.
SECT. I. Voyage from Venice to Bir in Asia Minor.
II. Of Feluchia and Babylon.
III. Of Basora.
IV. Of Ormuz.
V. Of Goa, Diu, and Cambaya.
VI. Of Damann, Bassen, Tana, Chaul, and some other places.
VII. Of Goa.
VIII. Of the City of Bijanagur.
IX. Of Cochin.
X. Of the Pearl Fishery in the Gulf of Manaar.
XI. Of the Island of Ceylon.
XII. Of Negapatam.
XIII. Of Saint Thome and other places.
XIV. Of the Island of Sumatra and the City of Malacca.
XV. Of the City of Siam.
XVI. Of the Kingdom of Orissa and the River Ganges.
XVII. Of Tanasserim and other places.
Sect. XVIII. Of Martaban and the Kingdom of Pegu.
XIX. Voyages of the Author to different parts of India.
XX. Some Account of the Commodities of India.
XXI. Return of the Author to Europe.
CHAP. VII. Early English Voyages to Guinea, and other parts of the West
Coast of Africa.
SECT. I. Second Voyage of the English to Barbary, in the year 1552, by
Captain Thomas Windham.
II. A Voyage from England to Guinea and Benin in 1553, by Captain
Windham and Antonio Anes Pinteado.
III. Voyage to Guinea, in 1554, by Captain John Lok.
IV. Voyage to Guinea in 1555, by William Towerson, Merchant of London.
V. Second Voyage to Guinea in 1556, by William Towerson.
VI. Third Voyage of William Towerson to Guinea in 1558.
VII. Notices of an intended Voyage to Guinea, in 1561.
VIII. Voyage to Guinea in 1562, written by William Rutter.
IX. Supplementary Account of the foregoing Voyage.
X. Voyage to Guinea in 1563 by Robert Baker.
XI. A Voyage to Guinea in 1564, by Captain David Carlet.
XII. A Voyage to Guinea and the Cape de Verd Islands in 1566, by George
XIII. Embassy of Mr Edmund Hogan to Morocco in 1577, written by himself.
XIV. Embassy of Henry Roberts from Queen Elizabeth to Morocco, in 1585,
written by himself.
SECT. XV. Voyage to Benin beyond Guinea in 1588, by James Welsh.
XVI. Supplement to the foregoing Voyage, in a Letter from Anthony Ingram
the chief factor, written from Plymouth to the Owners, dated 9th
September, the day of arriving at Plymouth.
XVII. Second Voyage of James Welsh to Benin, in 1590.
VIII. Voyage of Richard Rainolds and Thomas Dassel to the Rivers Senegal
and Gambia adjoining to Guinea, in 1591.
CHAP. VIII. Some miscellaneous early Voyages of the English.
SECT. I. Gallant escape of the Primrose from Bilboa in Spain, in 1585.
II. Voyage of Sir Francis Drake, in 1585, to the West Indies.
III. Cruising Voyage to the Azores by Captain Whiddon, in 1586, written
by John Evesham.
IV. Brief relation of notable service performed by Sir Francis Drake in
V. Brief account of the Expedition of the Spanish Armada in 1588.
VI. Account of the Relief of a part of the Spanish Armada, at Anstruther
in Scotland, in 1588.
VII. A cruising Voyage to the Azores in 1589, by the Earl of Cumberland.
VIII. Valiant Sea Fight by Ten Merchant Ships of London against Twelve
Spanish Gallies, in the Straits of Gibraltar, on the 24th April 1590.
IX. A valiant Sea Fight in the Straits of Gibraltar, in April 1591, by
the Centurion of London, against five Spanish Gallies.
X. Sea-Fight near the Azores, between the Revenge man of war, commanded
by Sir Richard Granville, and fifteen Spanish men of war, 31st August
1591. Written by Sir Walter Raleigh.
SECT. XI. Note of the Fleet of the Indies, expected in Spain this year
1591; with the number that perished, according to the examination of
certain Spaniards, lately taken and brought to England.
XII. Report of a Cruizing Voyage to the Azores in 1581, by a fleet of
London ships sent with supplies to the Lord Thomas Howard. Written by
Captain Robert Flicke.
XIII. Exploits of the English in several Expeditions and cruizing
Voyages from 1589 to 1592; extracted from John Huighen van Linschoten.
XIV. Cruising voyage to the Azores, in 1592, by Sir John Burrough,
XV. The taking of two Spanish Ships, laden with quicksilver and the
Popes bulls, in 1592, by Captain Thomas White.