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Henry Hudson, explorer of the North.

Dorothea J. Snow

Henry Hudson, explorer of the North.

by Dorothea J. Snow

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hudson, Henry, d. 1611 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by John C. Wonsetler.
    SeriesPiper books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE129.H8 S73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5849562M
    LC Control Number62009304
    OCLC/WorldCa1368583

      English explorer Henry Hudson was determined to find the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Circle - even after his crew mutinied. Learn more about his lifelong search in this video. Henry Hudson was an English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century. He is best known for his explorations of present-day Canada and parts of the northeastern United States. Hudson’s date of birth and the details of his early life are undocumented.

    HENRY HUDSON. Henry Hudson was one of the greatest explorers of all time. He was an expert navigator and a daring adventurer who spent years of his life braving stormy, wind-tossed seas, searching for a northern passage from Europe to the Orient. Henry Hudson was an English explorer. In Henry Hudson was hired by the English Muscovy Company to lead the ship Hopewell on an expedition north of the European continent. The company hoped to discover a northeastern sea passage that led to the spice islands of the South Pacific.

    The Hudson River. The English explorer Henry Hudson made four voyages between and in search of a northern sea passage to Asia. Three of them were on behalf of English trading companies, and on all three of these trips Hudson confined himself to the frozen reaches near the Arctic Circle, failing every time to find a route through the ice that would lead to the tropical climes and. This book gets intense and may not be appropriate for younger children in places.. This Scholastic TRUE! book has an attractive layout.. Although biography about many explorers to North America are few, this account of Henry Hudson is intriguing.. This book .


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Henry Hudson, explorer of the North by Dorothea J. Snow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shortly after his return, Hudson was lured to Amsterdam to undertake a third northeast voyage under contract to the Dutch East India there, he heard reports of two possible channels to the Pacific across North America.

One of these, said to be in about latitude 62° N, was described in the logbooks of a voyage made in by an English explorer, Capt. George Weymouth. While many places bear his name, Henry Hudson remains an elusive figure. There is little information available about the famous explorer's life prior to his first journey as a ship's commander in.

Henry Hudson made his first voyage west from England inwhen he was hired to find a shorter route to Asia from Europe through the Arctic Ocean. After twice being turned back by. Occupation: English Explorer Born: s or 70s somewhere in England Died: or Hudson Bay, North America Best known for: Mapping the Hudson River and the North Atlantic Biography: Where did Henry Hudson grow up.

Historians know very little of Henry Hudson's youth. He was probably born in or near the city of London sometime between and Henry Hudson sailed out of Gravesend, England in April aboard the ship Hopewell.

He had a crew of ten men, including his son John. It was a slow trip with bad winds. It took 26 days to reach the Shetland Islands north of Great Britain.

Then another week and a half to reach the Arctic Circle.5 Not only was the weather difficult, but along. Henry Hudson () was an English explorer and navigator who explored parts of the Arctic Ocean and northeastern North America.

The Hudson River, Hudson Strait, and Hudson Bay are named for Hudson. Little is known about Hudson's early life. Hudson was. Henry Hudson: Arctic Explorer and North American Adventurer by Isaac Asimov; Elizabeth Kaplan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It has been years since English explorer Henry Hudson mapped the northeast coast of North America, leaving a wake of rivers and towns named in his honor, yet what happened to the famed Author: Heather Whipps.

Henry Hudson: Ill-Fated Explorer of North America's Coast (Explorers of New Worlds) [Saffer, Barbara] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Henry Hudson: Ill-Fated Explorer of North America's Coast (Explorers of New Worlds)Price: $ Henry Hudson book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Describes the adventures of the seventeenth-century English explorer, from hi /5(5). British explorer sought a passage from Europe to Asia through the Arctic Ocean, but never found it.

In the early s, England was among the many countries in search of a northern passage to trade with the Far East. After many explorers failed, Henry Hudson was asked to try.

This fascinating new book describes Hudson's exciting voyages and the many hardships he encountered, from becoming frozen in ice to the eventual mutiny of his crew.5/5(4). The author's self-important claim to his staunch liberal views was the final straw for me, as it had zero relevance to Henry Hudson.

Through labor, I gleaned what I could about the last days of HH, but the best thing even closely related to the book was my drive down the Hudson River in early July, and standing in awe of such a beautiful s: 7.

Henry Kelsey (c. – 1 November ) was an English fur trader, explorer, and sailor who played an important role in establishing the Hudson's Bay Company in Canada. Kelsey was born in and married in East Greenwich, south-east of central London.

He is the first recorded European to have visited the present-day provinces of Saskatchewan and, possibly, Alberta, as well as the first Born: Unknown date, c.East Greenwich, England.

You can read the book on a Kindle device, or in a Kindle App on your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Henry Hudson was a ship's captain and an explorer, not a conqueror. He did not sail north of the Arctic Circle to claim these cold, rough places for England or Holland.

This was the famous Henry Hudson, The Explorer. Children of HENRY HUDSON III are: i. JOHN 4 HUDSON, b. RICHARD HUDSON. iii. OLIVER HUDSON. Generation No. RICHARD 4 HUDSON I (WILLIAM 3, HENRY 2, HENRY 1) was born in Tamworth, Staffordshire, England, and died in Northampton County, VA. He married MARY HAYES.

Notes for. English explorer Henry Hudson had led an unsuccessful voyage to find the elusive Northwest Passage, a route from the Atlantic to Pacific through North America, in A year later, he made a second expedition to find a more northerly route. A 16th and 17th century British explorer, Henry Hudson is best known for his "discovery" of two bodies of water later named after him: the Hudson River in present-day New York, and Hudson's Bay along the Arctic coast of present-day Canada.

The author depicts Henry Hudson's exciting voyages including colorful pictures, maps and details that provide the reader with a taste of what life was like aboard a ship. The book details the challenges of English explorer Henry Hudson that caused him to never reach his goal of finding a sea passage through the Arctic to reach Asia from Europe.

Henry Hudson was an explorer, navigator, and author. Which was not a shock, after all he was born during the time known as 'The Age Of Exploration'.

Landscape ecologists re-create the natural world explorer Henry Hudson encountered when he visited the island of Manhattan years ago. In his new book, Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City, Eric Sanderson quotes an archaeologist’s stern warning, “We know nothing about We can know nothing.”This may seem like a strange cry to include in a project devoted to showing how.Get this from a library!

Henry Hudson, explorer of the North. [Dorothea J Snow] -- Grades Get this from a library! Henry Hudson. [Erinn Banting] -- Follow the voyages of British explorer Henry Hudson as he navigated the waters of North America searching for the Northwest Passage.