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eBook Henry Hudson: New World Voyager (A Quest Biography) ePub

by Edward Butts

  • ISBN: 1554884551
  • Category: Historical
  • Subcategory: Biography
  • Author: Edward Butts
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Dundurn (December 21, 2009)
  • Pages: 208
  • ePub book: 1559 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1899 kb
  • Other: docx txt azw lrf
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 234

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Others will want to take up the quest for the Northwest Passage.

Others will want to take up the quest for the Northwest Passage. Two or three years might pass, but eventually another English ship will find its way through the Furious Overfall and into this sea. Hudson is positive of that.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Butts spins an engaging narrative that provides the reader with a great deal of information about the concerns of mariners and the wealthy yet tight-fisted businessmen that sponsored voyages of discovery. From the Inside Flap. Hudson's questionable leadership and extreme Arctic conditions resulted in the most infamous mutiny in Canadian history, and a mystery that remains unsolved.

Henry Hudson : New World Voyageur. In 1607 Henry Hudson was an obscure English sea captain. By 1610 he was an internationally renowned explorer.

Arts & Literature. Henry Hudson : New World Voyageur.

In 1607 Henry Hudson was an obscure English sea captain  . Ed Butts is the author of several published books, most of them historical non-fiction. Many of his books are for adult readers, but he has also written for juveniles

In 1607 Henry Hudson was an obscure English sea captain. Many of his books are for adult readers, but he has also written for juveniles. Ed has had three books shortlisted for awards, including The Desperate Ones, nominated for an Arthur Ellis Award, and, most recently, SOS: Stories of Survival, nominated for a Red Maple Award.

Hudson's questionable leadership and extreme Arctic conditions resulted in the most infamous mutiny in Canadian history, and a mystery that remains unsolved.

English explorer Henry Hudson embarked on multiple sailing voyages that provided new information on North .

English explorer Henry Hudson embarked on multiple sailing voyages that provided new information on North American water routes. While many places bear his name, Henry Hudson remains an elusive figure.

Coauthors & Alternates.

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Henry Hudson was an early 17th century English navigator and explorer. father: Henry Herdson Hudson II. mother: Barbara Alderman. siblings: Christopher Hudson, Edward Hudson, John Hudson, Thomas Hudson. This biography of Henry Hudson provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. children: John Hudson, Oliver Hudson, Richard Hudson. In the process, Hudson had sailed farther north than any other European before him. In 1609, working for the Dutch, he had explored the Hudson River and had made a Dutch colony in America possible

In 1607 Henry Hudson was an obscure English sea captain. By 1610 he was an internationally renowned explorer. He made two voyages in search of a Northeast Passage to the Orient and had discovered the Spitzbergen Islands and their valuable whaling grounds. In the process, Hudson had sailed farther north than any other European before him. In 1609, working for the Dutch, he had explored the Hudson River and had made a Dutch colony in America possible.

Sailing from England in 1610, on what would be his most famous voyage, Hudson began his search for the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic. This was also his last exploration. Only a few of the men under his command lived to see England again. Hudson’s expedition was one of great discovery and even greater disaster. Extreme Arctic conditions and Hudson’s own questionable leadership resulted in the most infamous mutiny in Canadian history, and a mystery that remains unsolved.