John Cabot reaches Newfoundland (20 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

After a journey of 35 days, John Cabot, who was probably born in Genoa, Italy, claims Newfoundland on behalf of England.

Citation:
Editors. "John Cabot reaches Newfoundland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=9835, accessed 11 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Exploration, Explorers, Pioneers