Henry VII commissioned John and Sebastian Cabot to discover new
lands, supplying them with letters patent that allowed them to
travel wherever they wished with attain supplies 'at their own
proper costs and charges'.
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Editors. "Henry VII commissions the Cabots to discover new lands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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