In the Yesteryear: Henry Hudson Discovers Hudson Bay (1610)

Henry Hudson Discovers Hudson Bay (1610)

After several failed attempts to find a northeast passage to Asia, Hudson, a veteran sea captain, sailed west and began probing N America to find a way through it by ship. In 1610, he discovered Hudson Bay but lingered too long and became trapped there by winter ice. When the weather warmed, Hudson wanted to continue exploring, but his starved and diseased crew refused. They mutinied and set Hudson, his son, and a few others adrift in a small boat without food or water. What happened to them? More… Discuss

2 responses to “In the Yesteryear: Henry Hudson Discovers Hudson Bay (1610)

  1. I didn’t know about the mutiny. I love learning new things. 🙂 thank you!

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    • ….My passion too, history, arts, the things that can enrich one culture, and spirituality. Thanks for the feedback, it’s always good to know when you shared something of interest!

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