Adams, William, 1564-1620

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1564-09-24
Death 1620-05-16
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

1600 first Englishman recorded to reach Japan; 1613-1616 acted as interpreter in Japan for the East India Company.

Epithet: navigator

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x000044

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Places:

  • Hirado, Japan (as recorded)
  • Japan, Asia (as recorded)