Name

Sebastian Cabot

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Occupation 1

Mariner

Region

NA/North America

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1584

Died

1640

Text

Son of the Venetian mariner John Cabot, whom he may have accompanied on his 1497 voyage to Nefoundland. Several subsequent American voyages on his own,including one in 1507-08 back to newfoundland, sponsored by Bristol merchants. After 1510, largely in employ of Spanish crown. One voayage to South America in 1524 backed by Seville merchants.

Related Events

1508 - Sebastian Cabot voyage north of Newfoundland, 1524 - Sebastian Cabot voyage to South America,

Record ID: 764