People in this entry(1583-06-11 to 1583-07-10)Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the reign of Elizabeth, 1581–1590, preserved in Her Majesty’s Public Record Office. Edited by Robert Lemon. London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, , page 114.
24. Heads of the grant to Adrian Gilbert to discover and settle the northerly parts of Atlantis, called Novus Orbis, not inhabited or discovered by any Christians hitherto but by him. The said Adrian Gilbert, John Dee, and John Davies to be exempt from all customs, for ever.