Richard Hakluyt, master mapper

Richard Hakluyt (1552-1616)Hakluyt (pronounced “hak-loot” and “hak-light”) was an Elizabethan chaplain, private secretary, and deeply curious man who applied himself to a particular task: knowing everything one could know about the new world and how to get there. By our standards, Elizabethan explorers could be spectacularly casual about what they felt they needed to knowContinue reading “Richard Hakluyt, master mapper”