Britomart

Britomart, the English equivalent of the name Britomartis, may refer to:

  • Britomartis, a nymph of Greek mythology and a character from The Faerie Queene
  • HMS Britomart, seven ships of the Royal Navy
  • Point Britomart, a former headland between former Commercial Bay, and Official Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
    • Britomart Transport Centre, Auckland's CBD public transport hub, located in the area of the former headland
    • Fort Britomart, a fortification of the British Army during early colonial days, located on the headland

Other articles related to "britomart":

HMS Britomart
... Seven ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Britomart, after the Britomartis of Greek mythology HMS Britomart was a 16-gun brig-sloop captured from the Danes in 1807 and ... She was renamed HMS Britomart in 1808 and was wrecked in 1809 ... HMS Britomart was a 10-gun Cherokee class brig-sloop launched in 1808 and sold in 1819 ...
Point Britomart - History
... Point Britomart was the site of at least one Māori pā (fort), and considered an important site in the Auckland Isthmus, with several known battles fought over it, such as by the Ngāti Whātua in the 17th and 18th ... The point received its European name in 1848 from the HMS Britomart, whose crew undertook a detailed survey of the Waitemata Harbour after it had been decided to base the new capital here ... first British military fortifications in New Zealand, Fort Britomart ...
Panmure Train Station - Services
... Three of these travel north to Britomart, two these travel south to Papakura, and one of these travels to Manukau ... On weekends, Panmure is served by two trains per hour two to Britomart, one to Papakura and one to Manukau ... The journey time from Panmure to Britomart is approximately 16 minutes ...
Britomart Transport Centre - Services - Buses and Ferries
... Britomart is a major interchange where passengers can transfer between trains, buses and ferries ... Buses mainly depart from Queen Elizabeth II Square in front of Britomart, though the large number of routes means some depart from stops up to a block ... Just across Quay Street from Britomart is the Auckland Ferry Terminal, serving suburbs such as Devonport and further destinations like Waiheke Island ...
Britomartis - Spenser's "Britomart"
... Britomart figures in Edmund Spenser's knightly epic The Faerie Queene, where she is an allegorical figure of the virgin Knight of Chastity, representing English virtue—in ... In Spenser's allegory, Britomart connotes the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I of England ... a powerful female knight known as Britomart after the death of the King ...