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Jhon Cabot made a claim to land in canada mistakeing it for asia during his 1497 voyage on the ship Matthew.
Hearing of opportunities in England, Cabot traveled there and met with King Henry VII, who gave him a grant to seeke out, discover, and finde new lands for England. In early May of 1497
On June 24, 1497, 50 days into the voyage, Cabot landed on the east coast of North America.
In July 1497, the ship sailed for England and arrived in Bristol on August 6, 1497. Cabot was soon rewarded with a pension of £20 and the gratitude of King Henry VII
It is believed Cabot died sometime in 1499 or 1500, but his fate remains a mystery
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