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Hymne To God My In Sicknesse
673 words"Hymne to God my God, in My Sicknesse" The poem is probably written late in Donne's life, definitely following his conversion to the Anglican faith. Donne seems to be dying of some incurable illness that the doctors do not know how to cure. He begins by saying that he is coming a holy room, possibly in his funeral. Upon entering this holy room, probably a sanctuary, he joins up with the saints of old which he hopes to join. However, he must "tune the Instrument here at the dore" before entering ...
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Ninety Five Theses Roman Catholic Church
1,480 wordsWhen studying the facets of Western Civilization, a few recurring questions must be analyzed. Will those in power abuse it? Unfortunately, yes. Does freedom spawn intellectual, technological and social progress? For the most part, yes. Was Martin Luther, in historical terms, a bad ass? Carter Lindberg states in his book The European Reformations, An initial move to control the complicated and multifaceted reality of the Reformation is to define the terms used for it and the era it covers. In ord...
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King Charles Trading Posts
1,061 wordsFerdinand Magellan was born in 1480, in a stone farm house in Portugal. His father's name was Dom Ruy Magellan, and his mother's name was Done Alda De Mesquite. His father was a Portuguese nobleman and owned a large amount of land. He was also a sheriff, an honorary position awarded for distinguished service to the crown. Ferdinand's brother was named Diago De Sousa, a name he took from his wealthy grandmother, his sister was named Isabel Magellan. His family seemed to care about each other and ...
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Spanish American War World War Ii
3,949 wordsH 2 >Spanish Colony 1565 - 1898 Ferdinand Magellan set out from Spain in 1519 on the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe with five ships and a complement of 264 crew. Three years later in 1522, only the one ship, the Victoria, returned to Spain with 18 men. The Philippines were the death of Magellan. The expedition sighted the island of Samar on March 16, 1521. Magellan was welcomed by two Rajas, Kolambu and Sign. He named the islands the Archipelago of San Lazaro, erected a cross a...
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Pacific Ocean South America
849 wordsThis aspiring explorer and adventurer spent his childhood as a page at the Portuguese court doing errands and chores. He also went to school at a monastery. When he was only 10 years old, Magellan's parents died. About 5 years later, the King of Portugal died, and Magellan's brother-in-law, Duke Manuel (sometimes called Emanuel), was made the king. In 1506, Magellan went to the East Indies, taking part in many exploratory and military expeditions in the Spice Islands. By 1510 he had been promote...
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Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan Magellan Ferdinand Magellan King
363 wordsFerdinand Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan was born around 1480. He WAS BORN IN NORTHERN PORTUGAL, WITH THE NAME FERNAO MAGLHES. HE WAS PART OF A NOBLE FAMILY. HE BECAME A SPANISH EXPLORER AND NAVIGATOR. THE SPANISH KNEW HIM AS FERNANDO DE MAGALLANES. FERDINAND WAS KNOWN FOR DISCOVERING THAT THE WORLD WAS ROUND. IN HIS YOUNGER YEARS MAGELLON SERVED AS A COURT PAGE. LATER HE WAS THE LEADER OF THE FIRST EXPEDITION TO SAIL COMPLETLEY AROUND THE WORLD. IN 1505 HE SAILED WITH ...
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East Indies South America
427 wordsMagellan Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan Magellan was born Fernao de Magalhaes to a noble Portuguese family; later the Spanish knew him as Fernando de Magallanes. He served as a court page in his youth and 1505 he sailed with a fleet carrying the first Portuguese viceroy to India. He then served with the fleet in the exploration of the East Indies. Twice wounded in battle, he took part in expeditions that captured the kingdom of Malacca in Malay Peninsula of Southeast Asia. He explored the...
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Pacific Ocean San Antonio
909 wordsFerdinand Magellan was a Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first expedition that sailed around the world. The Voyage was the first positive piece of proof that the earth is round. Magellan was born around 1480 in northern Portugal. His parents were members of the nobility, died when he was ten. He became a page at the Portuguese court at age twelve to Queen Leonor. His position served as a means of education for sons of the Portuguese nobility. While at court, Ferdinand learned about the ...
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San Antonio South America
438 wordsMagellan lived a short life of about 40 years. Magellan was born around 1480 in Oporto, Portugal. There is little known about Magellans childhood, but we do know that when he was 12 years old, he was a page at the Portuguese court. While Magellan was a page, he met another page named Francisco Serrao. Serrao turned out to be a friend to Magellan for both of their entire lives. Serrao also grew up to be an explorer. Magellan and Serrao were promoted to squires together. Magellan was killed on Apr...
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Sir Francis Drake Queen Elizabeth
796 wordsAuthor John Guy Drake, a 16 th Century Explorer Ticktock Publishing- 1997 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE Sir Francis Drake is known for England's defeat of the Spanish Armada. He was a sea dog and he sailed around the world. Drake was actually the first one to sail around the world since Magellan died in his journey. Drake was a sea dog during the reign of Queen Elizabeth the first. And as everyone knows this is a good time to be a sea dog because the queen highly supported them. She gave him money and ships...
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One Of The Vessels Magellan Voyage Maximilian
639 wordsIn the early 1500 s, almost four and a half centuries before men first orbited the earth; an expedition completed and led by Ferdinand Magellan performed a task of comparable significance for that time period. Magellan, a Portuguese navigator for Spain, sailed westward with a fleet of five ships from the port of Sanlucar de Barrameda in September, 1519. Nearly three years later one ship returned, having circumnavigated the globe and crossed its largest ocean. A Philippine battle is where Magella...
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