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Henry Hudson discovered the Hudson River, the Hudson Strait and the Hudson Bay. He worked to colonize the areas surrounding these bodies of water after they were first discovered. Hudson also worked to found Cape Digges ... 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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Muscovy sponsored Henry Hudson for his first two trips, while the British East India Company sponsored his third. As his trips were not always successful, Hudson struggled to find private sponsors, but he did convince Mu... 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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Henry Hudson discovered three waterways in North America that were later named after him: the Hudson Strait, the Hudson Bay and the Hudson River. Henry Hudson, who was a sea captain and an explorer, lived between 1565 an... 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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