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English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient


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Martin Frobisher, London North Western MD; Matthew Chatterton, barista; Mark Killick, LNW chief operating officer; Neil Bamford, London Midland asset maintenance director
13) Transcribed in Vilhjalmur Stefansson, The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher, 2 vols (London, 1938), 2.
Martin Frobisher, an explorer, held his own day of thanks after surviving a journey where he set out to discover a northern passage from Europe to Asia in 1578.
Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said the train remained upright.
Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said a train hit a landslip, resulting in a small section of the train leaving the tracks a few miles north of Watford.
Martin Frobisher, route managing director for Network Rail, said: "We put restrictions in place to protect from high winds and heavy rain.
Network Rail's Martin Frobisher said: "There is never a good time to carry out this type of work but we have liaised closely with train operators.
Martin Frobisher, area director for NetworK Rail, said: "There is never a good time to carry out major worK and, on balance, completing the worK over the holiday period was the best time to complete this essential project.
Martin Frobisher, the Network Rail route managing director for the East Midlands, said, 'The work has made the station more accessible, attractive and welcoming for visitors and locals alike.
In July they entered what is now the Hudson Strait, which Martin Frobisher had discovered in 1578, and sailed on into Hudson Bay, which Hudson thought must be the Pacific.
In her prologue, Armstrong sets the scene for her investigation by examining some of the more influential sixteenth-century discourses on America; she assesses how translations of French and Spanish travel narratives and the texts of Elizabethan explorers and commentators, such as Richard Hakluyt, Walter Ralegh, Martin Frobisher, Thomas Harriot, and John Davis, shaped perceptions of America, which in turn helped to establish the pattern of exploration and settlement.
BACKGROUND: Martin Frobisher was born in Yorkshire, England.
The 16th century was an era of voyaging and expansion for Europeans, but while the likes of Martin Frobisher and Walter Raleigh were probing the borders of the known world in search of valuable commodities to bolster the Elizabethan war chest, there were others with more artistic reasons for finding what lay beyond the western oceans.
The opera is misnamed because it's not really about the explorer Martin Frobisher.
Into this he weaves English voyages of commerce and, as a student of Martin Frobisher, discovery that often ran afoul of both Spain's claimed monopolies and the Inquisition.