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date: 21 October 2019

Frobisher, Sir Martinlocked

(1535?–1594)
  • James McDermott

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Frobisher, Sir Martin (1535?–1594), privateer, explorer, and naval commander, was descended from John Frobisher (b. c.1260), a Scot settled in lands near Chirk in Denbighshire granted in recognition of his services to Edward I during the Welsh wars. In the mid-fourteenth century the family crossed the ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
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Huntington Library, San Marino, California
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