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Hakluyt, Richard

Richard Hakluyt (1552-1616) was an English cleric and a writer of Welsh extraction, who had a fascination with the exploration and settlement of the New World. He RichardHakluytwas convinced that Plato’s description of Atlantis was a clear reference to the West Indies, a view he expressed in his book The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation (1600). This book and his Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage are now available online(a).

*(a) https://archive.org/stream/cihm_33117#page/n9/mode/2up Vol.I*