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Fro·bish·er

 (frō′bĭ-shər, frŏb′ĭ-), Sir Martin 1535?-1594.
English explorer who made three voyages to the Canadian Arctic (1576, 1577, and 1578) in search of the Northwest Passage.

Frobisher

(ˈfrəʊbɪʃə)
n
(Biography) Sir Martin. ?1535–94, English navigator and explorer: made three unsuccessful voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (1576; 1577; 1578), visiting Labrador and Baffin Island

Fro•bish•er

(ˈfroʊ bɪ ʃər, ˈfrɒb ɪ-)

n.
Sir Martin, 1535?–94, English explorer.
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Be rather the Mungo Park, the Lewis and Clark and Frobisher, of your own streams and oceans; explore your own higher latitudes -- with shiploads of preserved meats to support you, if they be necessary; and pile the empty cans sky-high for a sign.
Black Letter tells me that Sir Martin Frobisher on his return from that voyage, when Queen Bess did gallantly wave her jewelled hand to him from a window of Greenwich Palace, as his bold ship sailed down the Thames; when Sir Martin returned from that voyage, saith Black Letter, on bended knees he presented to her highness a prodigious long horn of the Narwhale, which for a long period after hung in the castle at Windsor.
THANKS to Gerry Frobisher for this selection of old photographs from a local amateur dramatic society.
Wilson and Luckley combined well to take the top-string doubles before Rachel Frobisher and Beth Grundy, making her senior debut, did well to recover from losing their opener 22-20.
The heir to the throne, who has begun a three-day visit to Canada with the Duchess of Cornwall, told dignitaries and elders about changes to the climate since the days of 16th century Elizabethan seaman and privateer Sir Martin Frobisher who sailed to the country.
10) The phrase 'that came from Cataya' suggests either that the writer thought (wrongly) that Frobisher had succeeded in finding a northwest passage or that, to the writer, the entire Arctic region from the north Atlantic to northern China was effectively one homogeneous geographic region identifiable as 'Cataya'.
It is also remembered in association to explorer Martin Frobisher when Frobisher and his team all gave thanks for their well-being after completing a difficult mission, (http://www.
International real estate advisor Savills, on behalf of Sigma 2004 Ltd, has sold the vacant freehold of Frobisher House, 72 Westgate in Peterborough to Consort House (Fleet) Limited for 1.
On June 6, 1944, Johnny then 24, supplied the shells from the bowels of HMS Frobisher as 20-year-old Ernie manned one of the anti-aircraft guns providing vital cover for the Allied troops storming ashore on Sword Beach.
6DAMAGES 6 DAMAGES (2007-2010) - HE PLAYS Arthur (2007-2010) - HE PLAYS Arthur Frobisher, accused of embezzlement and fraud, in 23 episodes of the legal drama, which also stars Glenn Close as ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes.
6DAMAGES 6 DAMAGES (2007-2010) - HE PLAYS Arthur Frobisher, accused of embezzlement and fraud, in 23 episodes of the legal drama, which also stars Glenn Close as ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes.
Concept Lesson Objectives Resources 1 Exploring Students will be - Frobisher Say lhe Arctic introduced to a new sheet music piece.