Sir John Hawkins

(1532—1595) merchant and naval commander

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naval commander, who led expeditions in 1562, 1564, and 1567 to the West African and Spanish‐American coasts, slave‐trading and fighting the Spaniards, and published an account of his voyages in 1569.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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