John Cabot reaches Newfoundland

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Historical Context Note


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

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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 06 July 2015.]


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