Gilbert,Sir Humphrey

Gilbert,Sir Humphrey
Gilbert, Sir Humphrey. 1539?-1583.
English navigator who urged exploration for the Northwest Passage, established in Newfoundland (1583) the first English colony in North America, and was lost at sea during a homeward voyage.

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  • Gilbert, Sir Humphrey — born с 1539 died September 1583, at sea near the Azores English soldier and navigator. The half brother of Sir Walter Raleigh, he proposed in his Discourse (1566) a voyage in search of the Northwest Passage. Queen Elizabeth I rejected the idea… …   Universalium

  • Gilbert, Sir Humphrey — ( 1539–sep. 1583, en el mar, cerca de las Azores). Soldado y navegante inglés. Medio hermano de Sir Walter Raleigh, propuso en su Discourse (1566) un viaje en búsqueda del paso del Noroeste. La reina Isabel I rechazó la idea y lo envió a Irlanda… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • GILBERT, SIR HUMPHREY —    navigator, born in Devonshire, half brother of Sir Walter Raleigh; in 1583 established a settlement in Newfoundland …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sir Humphrey de Trafford, 2nd Baronet — Sir Humphrey de Trafford, 2nd Baronet, (1 May 1808 ndash; 4 May 1886) was a prominent English Roman Catholic. Born at Croston Hall near Chorley, Lancashire on 1 May 1808, he was the second child and the eldest son of Sir Thomas de Trafford. In… …   Wikipedia

  • Sir Humphrey Gilbert — noun English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539 1583) • Syn: ↑Gilbert, ↑Humphrey Gilbert • Instance Hypernyms: ↑navigator …   Useful english dictionary

  • Humphrey Gilbert — Sir Humphrey Gilbert Sir Humphrey Gilbert, ca. 1583 Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Humphrey Gilbert — Sir Humphrey Gilbert (* um 1537; † 1583) war ein englischer Abenteurer, Feldherr und Parlamentarier, der unter Elisabeth I. diente. Er war ein Halbbruder von Sir Walter Raleigh und gründete die erste englische Kolonie in Nordamerika …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Humphrey Gilbert — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gilbert. Sir Humphrey Gilbert (né dans le Devon vers 1537 disparu en mer le 9 septembre 1583) est un officier et explorateur anglais qui servit sous le règne d Élisabeth Ière[1]. Pionnier de la colonisation… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gilbert — /gil beuhrt/, n. 1. Cass, 1859 1934, U.S. architect. 2. Henry Franklin Belknap /bel nap/, 1868 1928, U.S. composer. 3. Sir Humphrey, 1537 83, English soldier, navigator, and colonizer in America. 4. John (John Pringle), 1895 1936, U.S. film actor …   Universalium

  • Gilbert — noun 1. a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836 1911) • Syn: ↑William Gilbert, ↑William S. Gilbert, ↑William Schwenk Gilbert, ↑Sir William Gilbert • Derivationally related forms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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