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" But as he was about the same, he received a shot from the castle into his belly, wherewith he gave three leaps, and died immediately". "
A Life of John Davis, the Navigator, 1550-1605: Discoverer of Davis Straits - Page 255
by Sir Clements Robert Markham - 1889 - 301 pages
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The Voyages of William Baffin, 1612-1622

William Baffin - 1881 - 192 pages
...height and distance of the castle wall, so as to find the range " for the better levelling of his piece. But as he was about the same, he received a shot from...immediately". Purchas says : — " In the Indies he dyed, in the late Ormus businesse, slaine in fight with a shot, as hee was trying his mathematicall...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 2

1885
...measure its height and distance, received his death-wound. According to the account given by Purchas, ' he received a shot from the castle into his belly,...wherewith he gave three leaps, and died immediately.' His death made little difference to the result of the siege; Kishm surrendered on 1 Feb.. and Ormuz...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 2

Leslie Stephen - 1885
...its height • and distance, received his death-wound. According to the account given by Purchas, ' he received a shot from the castle into his belly, wherewith he gave three leaps, nnd died immediately.' His death made little difference to the result of the siege ; Kishm surrendered...
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Names and Their Histories: Alphabetically Arranged as a Handbook of ...

Isaac Taylor - 1896 - 392 pages
...went ashore with his instruments to determine the height and distance of the castle wall, in order to find the range, ' but, as he was about the same,...wherewith he gave three leaps, and died immediately.' Baffin, Davis, and Hudson, the most intrepid of our early navigators, were all cut off in their prime...
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Names and Their Histories: A Handbook of Historical Geography and ...

Isaac Taylor - 1898 - 400 pages
...went ashore with his instruments to determine the height and distance of the castle wall, in order to find the range, ' but, as he was about the same,...from the castle into his belly, wherewith he gave thri'C leaps, and died immediately.' Baffin, Davis, and Hudson, the most intrepid of our early navigators,...
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Names and Their Histories: A Handbook of Historical Geography and ...

Isaac Taylor - 1898 - 400 pages
...instruments to determine the height and distance of the castle wall, in order to find the range, ' hut, as he was about the same, he received a shot from the castle inlo his belly, wherewith he gave time leaps, and died immediately.' Baffin, Davis, and Hudson, the...
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Ledger and Sword: Or, The Honourable Company of Merchants of England Trading ...

Beckles Wilson - 1903
...took part in the siege of Ormuz, where he was mortally wounded, in January, 1622. Purchas tells us " he received a shot from the Castle into his belly,...wherewith he gave three leaps and died immediately". His widow, being in years and deaf, made an unequal choice for her second husband, a man " not of the...
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Explorers and Exploration

2005 - 878 pages
...part in an attack on a castle on the island of Qeshm. According to the scholar Samuel Purchas, Baffin "received a shot from the castle into his belly, wherewith he gave three leaps, and died immediately." SEE ALSO • Hudson, Henry • Latitude and Longitude • Navigational Instruments • Northwest Passage...
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