The great promoter of The Eliza- geographical discovery in the Elizabethan period was bethan Richard Hakluyt (1553-1616), who was active in the for- era mation of the two companies for colonizing Virginia i n 1606; and devoted his life to encouraging and recording similar undertakings.
McCrindle, Hakluyt Society, 1897), the Kashmir chronicle Rajatarangini (trans.
Rockhill, Rubruck, pp. xxiv-xxv (London, Hakluyt Soc., 1900); C. R.
According to Hakluyt, it was brought into England from Tripoli by a pilgrim, who hid a stolen corm in the hollow of his staff.
, by Alonso de Espinosa, translated by Sir Clements Markham, with bibliography (Hakluyt Society, 1907).