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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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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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English explorer Henry Hudson received financial sponsorship for his expeditions in the New World from private investors in the Netherlands and England. His first, second and fourth journey were for English investors, wh... More »

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Henry Hudson was born in 1565 in England. He was an English explorer who made four voyages in search of a passage to Asia that was free from ice. The Hudson River and Hudson Bay are both named after him. More »

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Henry Hudson, an explorer during the Age of Discovery, made four trips to the New World, founding a number of bodies of water and exploring north of the Arctic Circle in Canada. His crew mutinied during his final journey... More »

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Henry Hudson's wife was named Katherine, and together they had three sons. One son, John, accompanied Hudson on his search for a northeast passage through the Arctic Circle in 1607 and on his final voyage in 1611. More »

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Henry Hudson is important to American history for having discovered and provided information on several previously uncharted North American waterways. He is also famous for searching for a water passage through the North... More »

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