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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 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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The names of Henry Hudson's three ships were Hopewell, Half Moon and Discovery. Hudson was the famous English navigator who discovered three bodies of water that bear his name ? Hudson Strait, Hudson Bay and Hudson River... 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 made more than one sailing trip and was primarily trying to find a route to Asia but eventually ended up in the Americas instead. He made four main voyages in his lifetime: two to Asia, one to the New World ... More »

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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, 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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