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By Glyndwr Williams

ISBN-10: 1843831007

ISBN-13: 9781843831006

ISBN-10: 1846152526

ISBN-13: 9781846152528

Within the 300 years for the reason that his demise, Cook's popularity has been a lot mentioned, opinion starting from Britain's get together of his fulfillment to extra subjective exams of the long term implications of his voyages in these international locations of the Pacific which he visited. The 13 essays during this booklet, grouped in 4 sections, proceed the talk. 'The Years in England' disguise Cook's Whitby heritage and the half performed by means of the Royal Society within the Pacific ventures of the interval; 'The Pacific Voyages' investigates the conflict among the Endeavour's group and Aborigines at the banks of the Endeavour River; the method in which cook dinner and his crews turned 'Polynesianised'; Cook's stopover at to the Hawaiian Islands; and his stopover at to Nootka Sound on his ultimate voyage. 'Captain prepare dinner and his Contemporaries' perspectives different ecu explorers within the Pacific, and concludes with an research of Russian attitudes in the direction of cook dinner. 'The Legacy of Captain prepare dinner' compares Cook's loss of life on Hawaii and the later killing of a missionary on Eromanga; examines fluctuations in Cook's attractiveness; and describes existence on board the copy of the Endeavour.

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3 William Barker’s career on the Three Sisters, owner George Galilee Year Post on board Period 1772 1773 1774 1775 1776 1776 1777 1778 1779 1780 1781 1782 Servant Servant Servant Servant Seaman Mate Mate Mate Mate Mate Master Master 8 months, 2 days 7 months, 5 days 8 months, 5 days 8 months, 3 days 7 months, 3 days 1 month, 14 days 8 months, 18 days 8 months, 14 days 8 months, 26 days 8 months, 22 days 9 months, 21 days 7 months, 6 days 32 Marcus Rediker, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Cambridge, 1987), pp.

Cook was thirteen years older than Elizabeth (1741–1835), and had known her since 41 HUA. 1719–20. HUA. 1729. 1750. 44 HUA. 1727. 45 HUA. 1740 (John Walker Junior). H. Woodwark, The Quakers of Whitby (Whitby, 1926), pp. 7–8. 47 Although it may have been an unusual courtship, Cook was attracted by the family’s sobriety, their financial solvency despite the sudden death of Elizabeth’s father in 1743, and possibly by her quiet nature which promised to offer the long-term stability and compatibility he sought.

507. 65 WLPS. C126; EV, p. 505. M. Gummere, The Quaker: A Study in Costume (Philadelphia, 1901), pp. 67–71, 75–86; C. Horle, The Quakers and the English Legal System, 1660–1688 (Philadelphia, 1988), pp. 15–16. 67 HUA. 1755). 68 HUA. 1766. 69 HUA. 1722/3. 64 32 COOK AND THE NORTH YORKSHIRE QUAKERS Cook took an equally strong line on immoderate behaviour, particularly the excesses of drunkenness on board ship. In August 1764, while he was acting as the ‘King’s Surveyor’ at Newfoundland and Master of the schooner Grenville, some of his crew took advantage of his indisposition after an accident, and in their drunken state planned a mutiny.

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