Event Summary

Failed English follow-up to Cabot's Newfoundland voyage

Date

1517

Description

Undertaken by John Rastell, brother-in-law of Thomas More. Wrote poem expressing disappointment with England's lack of follow-up. Substance may have been known by Giovanni da Verrazzano

Lecture

Exploration/Discovery

Timeline 1

Europe's Maritime Reconnaissance, 1350-1640

Record ID

1262