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England- Explorers Project
14 Oct 2017
Henry Hudson was born
Henry Hudson was hired to find a shorter route to Asia
Got back onto the “Discovery” to Asia (His boat) and failed to come back with anything
Cabot was born Giovanni Caboto in Genoa, Italy, 1450
In 1474, John Cabot met and married a young woman named Mattea, together they had three sons
Cabot official became a Venetian citizen in 1476 and started to conduct trade in the eastern mediterranean
John Cabot left Bristol, England in the May, 1497
Cobot finally got approved to go back to North America in February,1498
John Cabot is believed to have disappeared from the face of the earth in 1499 or 1500
Sir Walter Raleigh was born in the year 1552 or possibly on 1554
In 1578, Raleigh went to find the Northwest Passage in North America with his half brother (Sir Humphrey Gilbert) but they didn’t reach the destination.
Between 1579 and 1583 Raleigh fought in Ireland while being in service of Queen Elizabeth l.
Between 1585 and 1588 Raleigh went on many expeditions across the Atlantic. He also made a colony near Roanoke, which is now North Carolina, which he tried to name Virginia in honor of Queen Elizabeth. However, Indians forced some of the Colonists to return to England with Potatoes and Tobacco, which was unknown at the time.
In around 1592 Raleigh forfeited Queen Elizabeth’s favor of courtship and married Bessy ThrockMorton, who was the Queen’s maid - of - honor, this threw the Queen into a rage and arrested them for about 2 years.
In 1594, Raleigh had subsequent forays with the Cadiz and the Azores, which made him go to prison in 160, as the new King was pacifist King James l, Elizabeth's successor.
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