Name

Raleigh Gilbert

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Region

NA/New England region

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Text

Part of expedition to Maine coast aboard the Mary & John (Sagadahoc/Norembega) in 1607; accompanied George Popham aboard the Gift of God. With death of George Popham in Maine and his uncle, Sir John Popham, plus the death of his older brother, Raleigh redirected his energies to his family's estate.

Related Vessels

__Mary & John__ (1607),

Related Events

1607 - Plymouth Company sponsors exploration and settlement in Maine,

Related Source

American Beginnings: Exploration, Culture and Cartography in the Land of Norembega
Coastal Maine: A Maritime History (1992)

External Links

Popham Colony website

Record ID: 756