Westward Ho! [SCM]

by Charles Kingsley Author

This vibrant novel captures the daring spirit of the Elizabethan adventurers who sailed with Sir Francis Drake.


Additional Details

Resource Type
Print Status
In Print
Suggested Grades
10th - 12th
Geographical Setting
Barbados, England
Historical Setting
1575 - 1588
Beautiful Feet


  • 1 How Mr. Oxenham Saw the White Bird
  • 2 How Amyas Came Home the First Time
  • 3 Of Two Gentlemen of Wales
  • 4 The Two Ways of Being Crost in Love
  • 5 Clovelly Court in the Olden Time
  • 6 The Coombes of the Far West
  • 7 The True and Tragical History of Mr. John Oxenham of Plymouth
  • 8 How the Noble Brotherhood of the Rose Was Founded
  • 9 How Amyas Kept His Christmas Day
  • 10 How the Mayor of Bideford Baited His Hook with His Own Flesh
  • 11 How Eustace Leigh Met the Pope's Legate
  • 12 How Bideford Bridge Dined at Annery House
  • 13 How the Golden Hind Came Home Again
  • 14 How Salvation Yeo Slew the King of the Gubbings
  • 15 How Mr. John Brimblecombe Understood the Nature of an Oath
  • 16 The Most Chivalrous Adventure of the Good Ship Rose
  • 17 How They Came to Barbados, and Found No Men Therein
  • 18 How They Took the Pearls at Margarita
  • 19 What Befell at La Guayra
  • 20 Spanish Bloodhounds and English Mastiffs
  • 21 How They Took the Communion Under the Tree at Higuerote
  • 22 The Inquisition in the Indies
  • 23 The Banks of the Meta
  • 24 How Amyas Was Tempted of the Devil
  • 25 How They Took the Gold-Train
  • 26 How They Took the Great Galleon
  • 27 How Salvation Yeo Found His Little Maid Again
  • 28 How Amyas Came Home the Third Time
  • 29 How the Virginia Fleet Was Stopped by the Queen's Command
  • 30 The Great Armada
  • 31 How Amyas Threw His Sword Into the Sea
  • 32 How Amyas Let the Apple Fall

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