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Discovery Of Muscovy
by Richard Hakluyt
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By the 16th century English writer, famous for his Voyages, which provided William Shakespeare and others with material, and was a foundation for the travel literature genre.
The first relations between England and Russia were established in Queen Elizabeth's reign, in the manner here set forth, by the expedition undertaken by Sir Hugh Willoughby and completed by Richard Chanceler or Chancellor, captain of the Edward Bonaventure. Chanceler went on after Willoughby and the crew of his ship, The Admiral, with the crew of another vessel in the expedition, had been parted from Chanceler in a storm in the North Sea, and Willoughby's men were all frozen to death.
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