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Chancellor, Richard (d. 1556), explorer

James McDermott

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Chancellor, Richard (d. 1556), explorer, is of unknown origins; the scholar Clement Adams, who set down his Russian observations, claimed that he was brought up in the household of Sir Henry Sidney. In 1550 Chancellor sailed as an apprentice pilot under Roger Bodenham...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making ; European History

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