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The voyages of the Cabots and the English discovery of North America

James Williamson

The voyages of the Cabots and the English discovery of North America

under Henry VII and Henry VIII

by James Williamson

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Published by N. Israel, Da Capo Press in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cabot, John, -- d. 1498?,
  • Cabot, Sebastian, -- 1474 (ca.)-1557,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James A. Williamson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23744132M

    Sebastian Cabot, (born c. , Bristol, Gloucestershire, Eng., or Venice—died , London), navigator, explorer, and cartographer who at various times served the English and Spanish may have accompanied his father, John Cabot, on the first English voyage to North America (), which resulted in the discovery of the Labrador coast of Newfoundland . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

    The Voyage of John Cabot to America. Columbus entered the Spanish service under Ferdinand and Isabella just as Cabot entered the English service under Henry VII. Giovanni--Zuan--John: it was all in a good day's work. The four hundredth anniversary of the Cabots' discovery of North America excited no interest at all outside of Bristol. The Voyage of the Matthew: John Cabot and the Discovery of North America by Peter Firstbrook Would North America be the same without the lives of .

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Voyages of the Cabots Discovery of North America [Argonaut Press #7] Exploration at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Bristol, John Cabot, and the Exploration of The Americas Bristol played a major part in transatlantic voyaging from until the early s, but of all of the many expeditions that sailed from here, John Cabot’s voyage aboard The Matthew was the most successful and is still the most well-known.


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The voyages of the Cabots and the English discovery of North America by James Williamson Download PDF EPUB FB2

With this year marking the five-hundredth anniversary of the voyage of explorer John Cabot to North America, signaling post-medieval Europe's discovery of the continent [see page 16], the author here uses maps, period artwork, and modern photography to recount not only what is known about the original voyage, but also the efforts to reconstruct Cabot's vessel the Matthew 5/5(2).

The Voyages of the Cabots and the English Discovery of North America Under Henry VII and Henry VIII (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Octo by James Alexander Williamson Cited by: This is a very interesting book about the life and context of the English explorer John Cabot, who is credited with opening English exploration of North America just after Christopher Columbus sailed to the Caribbean.

The author gives a very good overview of the state of geographic knowledge in the 15th century and the dawn of the age of discovery/5. The voyages of the Cabots and the English discovery of North America under Henry VII and Henry VIII by Williamson, James Alexander, Pages: The Cabot Voyages and Bristol Discovery under Henry VII.

R.A. The voyages of John and Sebastian Cabot and their English contemporaries were made, for the most part, in search of a westward passage.

John Cabot’s Discovery of North America () [Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) was a native of Genoa and a citizen of Venice, who obtained letters-patent from Henry VII of England in for a voyage of discovery. In the summer ofhe crossed the Atlantic and discovered the mainland of North America—probably the Labrador coast.

91 J. Williamson, The Voyages of the Cabots and the English Discovery of North America under Henry VII and Henry VIII (), pp. 92. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Full text of "The voyages of the Cabots and the English discovery of North America under Henry VII and Henry VIII" See other formats. Over a year period she unearthed much new evidence about England's first voyages to North America.

She suggested that Cabot had explored most of the continent's east coast by But she never. John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto [dʒoˈvanni kaˈbɔːto]; c.

– c. ) was an Italian navigator and discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is the earliest known European exploration of coastal North America since the Norse visits to Vinland in the eleventh century.

To mark the celebration of the th Children: Ludovico, Sebastian, and Sancto. John Cabot was an Italian explorer, one of the first who tried sailing westward to reach the riches of Asia.

In May he sailed from England to North America and made landfall in late June. Alwyn Ruddock: ‘John Cabot and the Discovery of America’* Evan T. Jones University of Bristol Abstract Dr. Alwyn Ruddock was one of the best scholars to work on the North American discovery voyages of John and Sebastian Cabot (–).

For thirty-five years scholars in this field awaited the groundbreaking volume Ruddock was said to be preparing on this subject. Yet, when Dr. Ruddock Cited by: 2. 19th Century Interpretation of John Cabot's Discovery of North America Over the years, the exact location of John Cabot's landfall has been a great subject of debate for scholars and historians.

"Discovery of North America, by John and Sebastian Cabot" drawn by A.S. Warren for Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, April 7, Cabot and Bristol's Age of Discovery. Evan T. Jones and Margaret M. Condon, Cabot and Bristol's Age of Discovery: The Bristol Discovery Voyages (University of Bristol, 23 Nov ), ISBNpp., 71 illustrations, £ rrp.

Description. John Cabot's voyage to North America inon the Matthew of Bristol, has long been famous. John Cabot (c.disappeared May ), born Giovanni Caboto, was a Venetian explorer and navigator known for his voyage to North America, where he claimed land in Canada for England.

Although the European re-discovery of Newfoundland is generally credited to John Cabot inwe know that as early as the s, English ships were venturing into the unknown Atlantic Ocean.

The first known voyage, by John Day, occurred in Voyage of the Matthew: John Cabot and the Discovery of North America. Inthe first Europeans set foot on the N. Amer. mainland and claimed it. John Cabot and the first English expedition to America During Tudor times Italian explorer John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto to give him his Italian name) led English ships on voyages of discovery and is credited with prompting transatlantic trade between England and the Americas.

John Cabot, in Italian Giovanni Caboto, was born in Genoa, Although a citizen of Venice, he obtained letters-patent from Henry VII of England in for a voyage of discovery. He crossed the Atlantic in and touched on the mainland of North America.

Cabot’s voyages demonstrated the viability of a short route across the North Atlantic. Although he did not discover a route to Asia, his efforts—namely his first, successful voyage from Bristol to North America during the summer of —would later prove important in the establishment of British colonies in North America.

With this year marking the five-hundredth anniversary of the voyage of explorer John Cabot to North America, signaling post-medieval Europe’s discovery of the continent [see page 16], the author here uses maps, period artwork, and modern photography to recount not only what is known about the original voyage, but also the efforts to reconstruct Cabot’s vessel–the Author: Historynet Staff.

The voyages of John and Sebastian Cabot and their English contemporaries were made, for the most part, in search of a westward passage to Asia, and they resulted in the revelation of North America.

The evidences are printed here, with an indication of their by: The Voyage of the Matthew: John Cabot and the Discovery of North America.

P. L. Firstbrook. McClelland & Stewart, - Science - pages. 0 Reviews. On 24 Junethe Genoese adventurer John Cabot, bearing letters patent from King Henry VII, became the first European known to have set foot in North America.