Sir Humphrey Gilbert


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Noun1.Sir Humphrey Gilbert - English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)Sir Humphrey Gilbert - English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)
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This he sent to sail along with others under the command of his step-brother Sir Humphrey Gilbert, who was setting out upon a voyage of discovery.
This expedition was little more successful than Sir Humphrey Gilbert's, but nothing seemed to discourage Raleigh.
In fact, it's Sir Humphrey Gilbert's expedition - close friend to Miles and the half-brother of Sir Walter Raleigh, who will also be joining the fleet.
Gilbert (half- brother of Sir Walter Raleigh and brother of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, the great Elizabethan explorer) designed the gardens of Wilton House for its incumbent William Herbert, third earl of Pembroke (fourth cousin and patron of George).
Nate Probasco, in "Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Elizabeth I, and the Anglo-Spanish Conflict," tells the intriguing story of Sir Humphrey Gilbert's plan for extending the queen's and England's influence in the Americas.