Speke And the Discovery of the Source of the the Nile None

  • Title: Speke: And the Discovery of the Source of the the Nile
  • Author: Alexander Maitland
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  • Page: 418
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    John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke May September was an English explorer and officer in the British Indian Army who made three exploratory expeditions to Africa He is most associated with the search for the source of the Nile and was the first European to reach Lake Victoria. Speke Hall, Garden and Estate National Trust Speke Hall is a rare Tudor timber framed manor house in a most unusual setting on the banks of the River Mersey Restored and brought back to life in the th century, it is a unique and beautiful mixture of Tudor simplicity and Victorian Arts and Crafts aesthetics. Speke and the Discovery of the Source of the Nile An John Hanning Speke was among the greatest British explorers of the Victorian era, whose greatest achievement was the discovery of the source of the White Nile the holy grail of Victorian exploration Following expeditions with Sir Richard Burton, Speke Speke Hall and the Speke Estate Historic Liverpool Speke Hall s owners The courtyard at Speke Hall, a significant part of the Tudor building of William Norris II Long before our present Speke Hall was built, and at the time of the Norman Invasion , Uctred, a Saxon, held the manor of Speke. Burton and Speke Journey to the Source of the Nile The call of the unknown Throughout recorded history there have been times when the urge to explore previously unknown parts of the world has captured the imagination of whole populations, to the surprise and often consternation of those on the receiving end of these expeditions. BBC History Historic Figures John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke Speke was an English explorer and the first European to reach Lake Victoria in east Africa, which he correctly identified as the long sought source of the Nile John Hanning Speke was born on May in Bideford in Devon He was commissioned into the British army in

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    1. Thank goodness biographies have improved since the 1960s; they are now more engaging with the reader and the authors often give “a warts and all” account of their subject. There are even excellent works done by writers that actually disliked their subject. It is all about an honest rendition of the person; it makes them alive again and you want to know about them.Sadly, this is the only biography on Speke – the other in the duo of Burton & Speke – the two explorers that entered tropi [...]

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