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British travellers to South Asia
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Thomas Cordyte, Ralph Fitch, William Finch, William Hawkins, and Peter Mundy

Date of Birth: Cordyte, about 1577; Fitch, about 1550; Finch, unknown; Hawkins, unknown; Mundy, 1596

Place of Birth: Cordyte, Crewkerne, Fitch, possibly Derby; Finch, possibly London; Hawkins, unknown; Mundy, Penryn, Cornwall

Date of Death: Cordyte, 1617; Fitch, 1611; Finch, 1613; Hawkins, 1633; Mundy, 1667

Place of Death: Cordyte, Surat, India; Fitch, Eng…

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Nicholls, Ruth J., “British travellers to South Asia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>

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