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Sebastian Cabot

Explorer, Cartographer (1476 — 1557)


Richard Biddle. A Memoir of Sebastian Cabot: With a Review of the History of Maritime Discovery. London: Hurst, Chance, and Co.. 1831. 333pp.

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.

J. F. Nicholls. The Remarkable Life, Adventures and Discoveries of Sebastian Cabot, of Bristol: The Founder of Great Britain's Maritime Power, Discoverer of America, and Its First Colonizer. London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston. 1869. 190pp.

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.

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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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

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

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

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

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

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

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