What is Sir Humphrey Gilbert?

  • (noun): English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583).
    Synonyms: Gilbert, Humphrey Gilbert

Some articles on humphrey:

Humphrey - Other
... Humphrey Center, administration building at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa Humphrey Go-Bart, a shuttle bus service that connected UC Berkeley with Berkeley BART station ...
Maud Humphrey
... Maud Humphrey (March 30, 1868 – 1940) was a suffragette, commercial illustrator and the mother of actor Humphrey Bogart ... Born in Rochester, New York to John Perkins Humphrey and Frances V ...
Lillian Van Der Woodsen - Main Cast
... Lively Serena van der Woodsen Leighton Meester Blair Waldorf Penn Badgley Dan Humphrey (Gossip Girl) Chace Crawford Nate Archibald Taylor Momsen Jenny Humphrey 1 Ed Westwick Chuck Bass Jessica Szohr Vanessa ...
List Of United States Political Families (H) - The Humphreys
... Humphrey (1882–1949), Chairman of the Spink County, South Dakota Democratic Party 1928 delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1928 1948 ... Humphrey Jr ... Humphrey Jr ...
List Of Empire Ships (H) - Suffix Beginning With H - Empire Humphrey
... Empire Humphrey was a 275 GRT tug which was built by Cochrane Sons Ltd, Selby ... In August 1944, Empire Humphrey and Empire Betsy towed Empire Beatrice from Dungeness to Blyth Sands after the latter was torpedoed by German E-boats ...

Famous quotes containing the words gilbert, sir and/or humphrey:

    The sisters, cousins, aunts, and niece,
    And widowed ma of Captain Reece,
    Attended there as they were bid;
    It was their duty, and they did.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Our noble King, King Henery the eighth,
    Ouer the riuer of Thames past hee.
    —Unknown. Sir Andrew Barton. . .

    English and Scottish Ballads (The Poetry Bookshelf)

    We have already eaten breakfast to the accompaniment, in our morning newspapers, of too many “Yankee Go Home” signs, too many riots, too many denunciations of ourselves, to believe that leadership, even in the cause of peace, can reward us with international laurel wreaths.
    —Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978)