Sir Martin Frobisher


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Noun1.Sir Martin Frobisher - English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orientSir Martin Frobisher - English explorer who led an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage to the orient; served under Drake and helped defeat the Spanish Armada (1535-1594)
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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.
A Sir Martin Frobisher B Sir James Cook C Sir Walter Raleigh D Sir Francis Drake 13.
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.