Thomas Eldred blue plaque in Ipswich

Site of the house of Thomas Eldred circumnavigator 1586-88

Thomas Eldred (1561–1624) was an English merchant and mariner. He is notable for having sailed with Thomas Cavendish on the ship Desire, during the second English circumnavigation of the globe between 1586 and 1588.He was commemorated until recently through a pub of the same name in Ipswich. However the pub was knocked down in 2012. [1] [2]

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