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Frobisher, Sir Martin, (?1535-1594), Knight and navigator

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Surname: Frobisher
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Martin
Gender: Male
Date: ?1535-1594
History: Navigator; Voyages included 1576 search for North-West passage; 1586 vice-admiral in Drake's West Indian expedition; 1590 vice-admiral in Hawkins's expedition to Portuguese coast. Knighted 1588.
Biography: ODNB link for Frobisher, Sir Martin (1535-1594) Knight Navigator
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275679 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P133855 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Martin Frobisher
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1550-1650: Descriptions available at item level.
The National Archives, Kew
c1576-94: misc accounts, instructions, narratives and other papers rel to his voyages
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Index to MSS
1578: account by Michael Locke of Frobisher's 3rd voyage to Cathay (1 vol)
Huntington Library
See Guide to British MSS, 1982