#A true reporte, of the late discoueries, and possession, taken in the right of the Crowne of Englande, of the new-found landes: by that valiaunt and worthye gentleman, Sir Humfrey Gilbert Knight Wherein is also breefely sette downe, her highnesse lawfull tytle therevnto, and the great and manifolde commodities, that is likely to grow thereby, to the whole realme in generall, and to the aduenturers in particular. Together with the easines and shortnes of the voyage. Seene and allowed.#
##[Peckham, George], Sir.## A true reporte, of the late discoueries, and possession, taken in the right of the Crowne of Englande, of the new-found landes: by that valiaunt and worthye gentleman, Sir Humfrey Gilbert Knight Wherein is also breefely sette downe, her highnesse lawfull tytle therevnto, and the great and manifolde commodities, that is likely to grow thereby, to the whole realme in generall, and to the aduenturers in particular. Together with the easines and shortnes of the voyage. Seene and allowed. [Peckham, George], Sir.
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To the Right Honourable Sir Fraunces Walsingham Knight, principall Secretarie to the Queene, her most excellent Maiestie.
❧The Table of the Chapters, containing the principall matters in this Booke.
❧Sir William Pelham Knight, in commendation of the discourse following.
❧Sir Fraunces Drake Knight in commendation of this Treatise.
M. Iohn Hawkins, his opinion of this intended Voyage.
Maister Captaine Bingham, his commendation vppon this Treatise.
❧Maister Captaine Frobisher, in commendation of the voyage.
Maister Captaine Chester, his commendation of this Treatise.
Mathew Roydon maister of Arte to his fellowe Student.
❧Maister Anthony Parkhurst in commendation of this Treatise.
Arthur Hawkins in commendation of this Treatise.
Iohn Achelley Cyttyzen and Marchantailour of London, for conclusion.
❧The firste Chapiter, wherein the Argument of the `Booke is Contayned.
The seconde Chapiter, sheweth that it is lawfull and necessarye to trade and traficke with the Sauages. And to plant in their Countries. And deuideth planting into two sortes.
¶The third Chapter dooth shewe the lawfull tytle, which the Queenes most excellent Maiestie hath vnto those Countries, which through the ayde of almightie God are mente to be inhabited.
The fourth Chapiter sheweth, howe that the trade traficke and planting in those Countries, is likely to prooue very profitable to the whole Realme in generall.
The fift Chapiter sheweth, that the trading and planting in those Countries is likely to prooue, to the perticuler profit of all the Aduenturers.
¶The sixt Chapter, sheweth that the Traffique and Planting in those Countries, shall be vnto the Sauages themselues verie beneficiall and gainefull.
The seauenth Chapter sheweth that the Planting there, is not a matter of such charge or diffycultie, as many would make it seeme to be.
- ❧The Contentes of the Articles of Assuraunce, betweene the Principall assignes of Sir Humfrey Gilbert Knight, and the foure sortes of aduenturers, vvith them in the veyage for the Westerne Discoueries.
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