Name

Philip Amadas

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Occupation 1

ship captain

Region

NA/South & Gulf region

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1550

Text

One of the two captains in charge of the voyage from England to Roanoke Island in 1584. Arthur Barlowe was the other.Together wrote accounts of the region.

Related People

Raleigh, Sir Walter
Barlowe, Arthur

Related Location

Roanoke Island

Related Events

1584 - First English landing in North America on Roanoke Island
1585 - Sir Walter Raleigh plants Roanoke Island colony

Related Source

Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony (1984)

Related Documents

Amadas, Philip -- Roanoke Passage Account (1584)
Log of Voyage to Roanoke (1584)

Record ID: 686