Adams, William, 1564-1620

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

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

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referencedIn Bopes, Charles Francis, 1893-1975. Papers : of Charles Francis Bopes, 1950-1975. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf William Adams papers., 1614-1619 British Library
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Hirado, Japan
Japan, Asia
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Birth 1564-09-24

Death 1620-05-16

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