John Hawkins Timeline

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  • 1532 CE - 1595 CE
    The life of Sir John Hawkins, slave trader and then treasurer of the Royal Navy.
  • 1562 CE - 1563 CE
    John Hawkins' first expedition to transport slaves from West Africa to the Americas.
  • 1564 CE - 1565 CE
    John Hawkins' second expedition to transport slaves from West Africa to the Americas.
  • 1567 CE - 1568 CE
    John Hawkins and Francis Drake lead an expedition to transport slaves from west Africa to the Spanish West Indies. The fleet is attacked at San Juan D'Ulloa.
  • c. 1578 CE
    John Hawkins is appointed treasurer of the Royal Navy and begins its expansion and modernisation.
  • Jul 1588 CE - Aug 1588 CE
    Sir John Hawkins is the rear-admiral, third in command of the English fleet which defeats the Spanish Armada.
  • Aug 1595 CE
    John Hawkins and Francis Drake lead an unsuccessful expedition against Spanish ships and settlements in Panama and the Caribbean.
  • 12 Nov 1595 CE
    John Hawkins dies of illness on a voyage to the Caribbean.

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1532 CE - 1595 CE: The life of Sir John Hawkins, slave trader and then treasurer of the Royal Navy.
 
1562 CE - 1563 CE: John Hawkins' first expedition to transport slaves from West Africa to the Americas.
 
1564 CE - 1565 CE: John Hawkins' second expedition to transport slaves from West Africa to the Americas.
 
 
1567 CE - 1568 CE: John Hawkins and Francis Drake lead an expedition to transport slaves from west Africa to the Spanish West Indies. The fleet is attacked at San Juan D'Ulloa.
 
1578 CE: John Hawkins is appointed treasurer of the Royal Navy and begins its expansion and modernisation.
 
1588 CE: Sir John Hawkins is the rear-admiral, third in command of the English fleet which defeats the Spanish Armada.
 
1595 CE: John Hawkins and Francis Drake lead an unsuccessful expedition against Spanish ships and settlements in Panama and the Caribbean.
 
1595 CE: John Hawkins dies of illness on a voyage to the Caribbean.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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