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The names of Henry Hudson's parents are unknown. There are few details available regarding Hudson's early life, although, according to Biography.com, it is believed he was born around 1565. More »

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Very general information on Henry Hudson can be found in encyclopedias, such as the Encyclopedia Britannica. Detailed information can also be found in online resources such as Wikipedia. For the extremely detailed inform... More »

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Henry Hudson was a renowned English navigator and explorer who is best known for discovering the body of water named after him: Hudson's Bay. His life's goal was to discover a route from Europe to Asia on sea, which he a... More »

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Henry Hudson discovered the Hudson Strait and the Hudson Bay, both of which are named after the famous explorer. Despite discovering a number of landmarks, he never found what he set out to find. More »

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Between 1607 and 1611, Henry Hudson made four exploratory journeys to the New World to try to find a passage through the Arctic to Asia. The first two journeys, in 1607 and 1608, were made on behalf of British companies.... More »

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Henry Hudson was a famous English explorer during the Age of Discovery and sailed predominantly in the first decade of the 17th century. He discovered and explored the Hudson River in New York, Hudson Bay in Canada and t... More »

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According to The Third Millennium Online, English explorer Henry Hudson had three brothers: Christopher, Thomas and John. Like Henry, Christopher worked for the Muscovy Company, which dealt with trading between England a... More »

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