Editors. "Henry VII commissions the Cabots to discover new lands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Henry VII commissions the Cabots to discover new lands (34 words)
Historical Context Note
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'.13954 Henry VII commissions the Cabots to discover new lands 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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