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The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher (Toronto, 1975) and W. W. Fitzhugh and J. S. Olin, Archaeology and the Frobisher Voyages (Washington, 1993). 10 See D. B. Quinn, The Voyages and Colonizing Enterprises of Sir Humphrey Gilbert (London, 1940). 11 E. ), Archaeological Geoinformatics, Case Studies from the Caribbean (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2008). 12 D. B. Quinn, Set Fair for Roanoke: Voyages and Colonies 1584-1606 (Chapel Hill and London, 1985) is the last distillation of Professor Quinn’s views on Raleigh’s colony.
They were soon overwhelmed by English land and naval cannonades. Tragically, because this force finally surrendered unconditionally, the English commander, Lord Grey, with his secretary Edmund Spenser and captain Walter Raleigh, took advantage of the rules of war, massacring all the soldiers and keeping the officers for ransom. The earthworks remain, though damaged by bombardment and slighting, and by cliff erosion. 7 Beyond the promontory, his land defences comprised a linear Italianate design of two half-bastions, with orillons or rounded flanks, each mounting a cannon.
45 As regulations to protect industries, he cited licenses for export wool and in 1569 additional duties on the export of untanned hides, an industry that he contended was strong until superseded by a greater emphasis on timber exploitation in the early Stuart period. Flocks, unprocessed wool, and woollen and linen yarn continued to be exported to England, while the cloth industry declined in the seventeenth century. Bypassing the town merchants, large landowners drew immediate profit by exporting primary products such as timber.
Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland by Eric Klingelhofer