Lieutenant Zachary Hicks R.N.
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
LIEUTENANT ZACHARY HICKS RN
(R4x32) 4C set M Greer Hunter Valley Book
1- 8 All cross passing RSh and set (arms folded), repeat back to place
9-16 1s dance change places with 2s RH, change places with 3s LH, change places with 4s RH and all set (arms folded)
17-24 4s+1s dance RH across, 1s dance to top and face down while 2s+3s+4s (bars 23/24) dance down 1 place and turn to face up in middle
25-32 1s progress to 4th place - under 2s arch - 3s under 2s arch - under 4s arch - (2s+3s+4s dancing up 1 place in turn) and all set (arms folded)
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Lieutenant Zachary Hicks (1739 – 1771) is credited with first sighting the continent of Australia, at (now) Point Hicks in 1770 when he was a Royal Navy officer and second-in-command on Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour voyage to Australia and New Zealand.
New Zealand's Hicks Bay and eastern Australia's Point Hicks are named in his honour.
HMS Endeavour - 1794
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