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John Cabot

Explorer (c. 1450 — 1499)


David Boyle. Toward the Setting Sun: Columbus, Cabot, Vespucci, and the Race for America. New York: Walker & Co.. 2008. 421pp.

Henry Harrisse. John Cabot, the Discoverer of North-America and Sebastian, His Son: A Chapter of the Maritime History of England Under the Tudors, 1496-1557. London: Benjamin Franklin Stevens. 1896. 503pp.

Frederick A. Ober. John and Sebastian Cabot. New York and London: Harper & Brothers. 1908. 299pp.

Francesco Tarducci. John and Sebastian Cabot: Biographical Notice, with Documents. H. F. Brownson. 1893. 409pp.

G. E. Weare. Cabot's Discovery of North America. London: John MacQueen. 1897. 343pp.

George Parker Winship. Cabot Bibliography: With an Introductory Essay on the Careers of the Cabots Based Upon an Independent Examination of the Sources of Information. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1900. 180pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.242)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.164)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.158)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.83)

  9. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.96)

  10. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.49)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.39)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.161)

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