Norton Conyers

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Copy. Among papers of the Graham family, Viscounts Preston.

RaW 702: Sir Walter Ralegh, Orders to be observed by the Commanders of the Fleet with Land Companies. 3 May 1617

Recorded in HMC, 6th Report (1877), Appendix, p. 328.

Orders, beginning ‘First, because no action or enterprise can prosper (be it by sea or land) without the favour and assistance of Almighty God...’. First published in Newes of Sir Walter Rauleigh (London, 1618). Works (1829), VIII, 682-8. Edited by V. T. Harlow in Ralegh's Last Voyage (London, 1932), pp. 121-6.