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Woodes Rogers

George Ernest Manwaring

Woodes Rogers

privateer and governor

by George Ernest Manwaring

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Published by Deans Peggs Research Fund in Nassau, Bahamas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rogers, Woodes, d. 1732

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.E. Manwaring ; edited by A. Deans Peggs.
    ContributionsPeggs, A. Deans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1656.R6 M3 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6257318M
    LC Control Number58031473
    OCLC/WorldCa11881131

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Woodes Rogers is the author of Privateer - Life aboard a British Privateer in the time of Queen Anne. -Annotated, and illustrated Author's ed /5. A well researched book, but lacking in the detail that might have brought Woodes Rogers to life. The book also lacked a lot of the historical context that would have made the life of so famous a mariner into perspective/5(6).

See all books authored by Woodes Rogers, including A cruising voyage round the world: first to the South-Seas, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the Cape of Good Hope.

Begun in. "A Cruising Voyage Around the World" by Woodes Rogers. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre.

From well. Overview A Cruising Voyage Round the World by Captain Woodes Rogers. Woodes Rogers (c. - 15 July ) was an English sea captain and privateer and, later, the first Royal Governor of the : Outlook Verlag. This is the first-hand story of Woodes Rogers, the most successful British privateer ever, and his circumnavigation from to Rogers' mission was to harass Spanish shipping, and he did it splendidly, capturing two Spanish galleons laden with riches off the Pacific coast of the by: A Cruising Voyage Round the World book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Recounts Woodes Rogers wildly audacious 4/5. A collection of Woodes Rogers letters written during his round-the-world privateering expedition (), now housed in the National Archives in Kew, England. Woodes Rogers book Woodes Rogers lived through enough adventures in one lifetime to fill up 10 lifetimes of ordinary people.

The English privateer was born into wealth in whose father was a merchant who ran a shipping business, through which the family became decently : William Delong.

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Woodes Rogers, English privateer and governor of the Bahamas who helped suppress piracy in the Caribbean. Rogers commanded a privateering expedition (–11) around the world, sponsored by Bristol merchants whose ships had been lost to foreign privateers.

In. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Woodes Rogers books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. enemy. He seriously opposed Rogers' policies and in˛uenced others against him. However in spite of political problems the new House of Assembly passed a number of laws one of which was an act for the laying out of the Town of Nassau.

On Woodes Rogers died and was buried in Nassau. The Woodes Rogers Primary School was namedFile Size: KB. Journal of Captain Woodes Rogers, Master Mariner, first published in Facsimile edition with notes, illustrations and a map by Robert C Leslie, reproduced from the enlarged and revised edition published by Chapman & Hall in pp, illustrated in black and white.

This fascinating book combines the research of historian Robert Leslie with Woodes Rogers own journals to make a vital account of an extraordinary mariner from the great age of sail. Through its pages the reader may trace Rogers' career and voyages of the early eighteenth century which inevitably are full of incident and interest.

Rogers, Woodes, Title: A Cruising Voyage Around the World Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Voyages around the world -- Early works to Subject: Latin America -- Description and travel -- Early works to Subject: Privateering -- Early works to Subject: Selkirk, Alexander, Ina man who was writing about piracy approached Rogers for information.

He wrote the book, ‘A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pyrates,’ under the pseudonym of Captain Charles Johnson. This book became a huge hit, and made Rogers a national hero once again.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Woodes Rogers (Rogers, Woodes, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Rogers, Woodes, A Cruising Voyage Round the World: First to the South-Seas, Thence to the East-Indies, and Homewards by the Cape of Good Hope, Begun inand Finish'd in (London: Printed for A.

Bell and B. Lintot, ) (page images at HathiTrust). Woodes Rogers was born in Bristol, England around In the beginning of his career, Rogers was just an ordinary seaman and merchant. During the period between and he was assigned to lead a privateering expedition with two ships, the "Duke" and the "Duchess".

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First edition of Rogers' privateer voyage on the "Duke" and "Duchess," including an account of the rescue of Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, with five folding maps.

"Extremely rare" (Cox). "Rogers' account is considered as a buccaneering classic.On Stranger Tides is a historical fantasy novel by American writer Tim was nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, and placed second in the annual Locus poll for best fantasy novel.

On Stranger Tides takes place during the Golden Age of features real historical figures like Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet, and Woodes Rogers alongside fictional ones, as actors Author: Tim Powers. Rogers was named for his father, a shipping owner who was often absent from the family.

The younger Woodes (born in ) wasn’t set up in an .