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  Henry Hudson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Hudson (1570-1611?) was an English sea explorer and navigator in the early seventeenth century.
Hudson was never seen again, although some claim that he successfully made his way as far south as the Ottawa River.
Henry Hudson is one of the 'Founding Fathers' that could be found in the game Colonization developed by Sid Meier for Microprose.
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 Henry Hudson - MSN Encarta
Henry Hudson (?-1611?), English navigator, famous for four great voyages of discovery; a river and a bay in North America are named for him.
Before the end of the year Hudson and his men returned to England, where they and their ship were seized by the government.
Hudson was commanded from that time on to serve only the country of his birth.
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 Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson (place and date of birth are unknown, but September 12, 1570 seems likely) was an English sea explorer and navigator.
In 1610 Hudson managed to get backing for yet another voyage under the English flag; this time the funding came from the Virginia Company[?] and the British East India Company.
Apparently the reports by Hudson of his voyage for the Dutch have been lost, but an account was given by Johannes de Laet[?] in his work Nieuwe Wereldt ofte beschrijvinghe van West-Indien (first edition 1625).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/he/Henry_Hudson.html   (659 words)

 Henry Hudson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From its establishment in 1555 till 1607, when Henry Hudson first appears upon the scene as a captain in its employ, various Hudsons were eminent in the counsels of the Muscovy company, or were engaged in its explorations.
Christopher Hudson was agent of the company in Russia as early as 1559-'60, took a deep interest in the voyage of discovery to America of Sir Humphrey Gilbert in 1583, and advised the company to assist in raising the requisite funds.
Stephen Hudson, a member of the East India company, which was originally promoted by some of the foremost members of the Muscovy company, is mentioned in the "Court Minutes" of the former corporation, under date of 13 December, 1602, as having paid to Mr.
www.famousamericans.net /henryhudson   (1294 words)

 Henry Hudson, Half Moon, and Exploration of the Hudson River
Henry Hudson was the first European to explore the Hudson River throughout its navigable length and leave behind a detailed account of his voyage.
Henry Hudson was already a famous explorer of Arctic waters when in 1608 he was hired by the Dutch East India Company to find a Northeast, all-water route to Asia.
Hudson decided these weren't entrances to the passage to the Orient he was seeking, and the Half Moon turned north to the mouth of the Hudson River in early September.
www.hrmm.org /halfmoon/halfmoon.htm   (1413 words)

 Henry Hudson Explorer of the Hudson River -- By The Half Moon Press
Hudson was certainly an experienced seaman, commissioned by the Muscovy Company in 1607 to find a quick way from England to the "islands of spicery." He failed in that attempt, and again in 1608 -- each time foiled by ice floes as he attempted to find a fast northerly passage to "the east."
After Hudson decided they weren't entrances to the passage he was seeking, the "Half Moon" sailed north to the mouth of the Hudson River in early September.
Hudson called the river the "River of Mountains" although the Native Americans, with whom the skipper and crew had considerable contact, called it "Muhheakunnuk" (great waters constantly in motion).
www.hudsonriver.com /halfmoonpress/stories/hudson.htm   (856 words)

 NYSDEC - Hudson River Estuary Basics
The Hudson River is the defining natural feature of a major region of New York State, familiar to millions who drive across its bridges, admire its grandeur from parks and historic sites, or commute to work on the Hudson River Line railroad.
The Hudson estuary stretches 153 miles from Troy to New York Harbor, nearly half the river's 315 mile course between Lake Tear of the Clouds, its source in the Adirondacks, and the Battery at the tip of Manhattan.
Hudson and Dutch traders wrote of a river teeming with striped bass, herring, and giant sturgeon.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/hudson/hre.html   (823 words)

 William Henry Hudson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Henry Hudson (August 4, 1841 – August 18, 1922) was an Argentine-British author, naturalist and ornithologist.
Hudson was born of U.S. parents living in Argentina.
He spent his youth studying the local flora and fauna and observing both natural and human dramas on what was then a lawless frontier.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Henry_Hudson   (388 words)

 Henry Hudson - Arctic Explorers - All Things Arctic
Henry Hudson was an English explorer and navigator who explored parts of the Arctic Ocean and northeastern North America.
It was on this voyage on September 3, 1609 that Hudson sailed into the harbor of present-day New York, noting what an excellent harbor it was and the abundance of rich unclaimed land.
In the spring Hudson's crew mutinied, and he, his son, and a few men were set adrift in a small boat, presumably perishing soon after.
www.allthingsarctic.com /exploration/hudson.aspx   (541 words)

 Henry Hudson Bridge (NY 9A)
The "Hendrick Hudson Memorial Bridge" (as it was called then) was to be completed in time for the 300th anniversary of Hudson's voyage in 1909.
Since Moses was planning to finance the construction of the Henry Hudson Bridge through the sale of bonds of the Henry Hudson Parkway Authority he had had the Legislature create, he would have to have tolls on the bridge to pay off the bonds.
This 1998 photo of the Henry Hudson Bridge was taken from the Spuyten Duyvil section of the Bronx.
www.nycroads.com /crossings/henry-hudson   (1416 words)

 Henry Hudson Parkway (NY 9A)
The formal definition of the Henry Hudson Parkway is from West 72nd Street in Manhattan to the Bronx-Westchester border, at the Saw Mill River Parkway.
Technically, the elevated section of the Henry Hudson Parkway between West 59th Street and West 72nd Street is part of the "West Side Highway." Both the Henry Hudson Parkway and the West Side Highway are part of NY 9A.
In 1965, Moses proposed an upgrade of the Henry Hudson Parkway that was to have increased capacity from the West Side Highway north to the George Washington Bridge.
www.nycroads.com /roads/henry-hudson   (2791 words)

 Henry Hudson's Second Voyage, 1608: The Northeast Passage
Henry VIII's break from the Catholic Church in 1534 had isolated England from most of Europe, and for most of the century threatened war to restore Catholic power - preferably through a subservient Catholic ruler on the throne.
Henry was also not terribly interested in the New World, either, and was more intent on his own quest for an heir than in exploration.
He estimated it to be 40 leagues (120 miles) wide and believes the "passage is most probable, the execution easy." Henry Hudson may have served as mate with Davis on at least one (1587) of his voyages.
www.ianchadwick.com /hudson/hudson_overview.htm   (7354 words)

 Empire of the Bay: Henry Hudson
Months later, Hudson found a large waterway in what is now New York — the modern-day Hudson River — that he thought could be his ticket west, but he concluded near present-day Albany that the river would not take him to the Pacific.
Hudson was intercepted at a British port on his way back to Amsterdam and told to cease his work for the Dutch.
Finally, fed up with Hudson's leadership, the crew mutinied in 1611, forcing the explorer, his son, and those sick with scurvy onto a small lifeboat and setting them adrift in the bay.
www.pbs.org /empireofthebay/profiles/hudson.html   (419 words)

Henry Hudson was born in the 1570’s but an exact date is not known.
Hudson was able to read and write for, as Captain, he had to keep a ship’s log.
Hudson had to thwart a mutiny because the crew felt the voyage would be disastrous.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/canadian_tourism/49120   (394 words)

 IMA Hero: Reading Program Henry Hudson
Some historians believe Henry Hudson was a member of Davis' crew on one of his voyages.
Henry Hudson wanted to find out if it were possible to sail from England to Asia by way of the North Pole.
Henry Hudson's grandfather was probably one of its founders.
www.imahero.com /readingprogram/explhudson.html   (2987 words)

 Henry Hudson
By the next summer (1611) his starved and diseased crew mutinied and set Hudson, with his son and seven men, adrift in a small boat, without food or water.
William Henry Hudson - Hudson, William Henry, 1841–1922, English author and naturalist, b.
Explorer Henry Hudson dreamed that his name and deeds would be "carved on the tablets of the sea."......
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In the spring of 1611, Henry Hudson, his son John, and seven loyal crewmen were set adrift in a tiny sail boat and were never seen again.
Henry Hudson was born and raised in England.
Henry Hudson has been immortalized by the Bay, Strait and River which carry his name in pride.
www.plpsd.mb.ca /amhs/history/hudson.html   (645 words)

 Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company - Personalities
Henry Hudson made four journeys that are recorded in the history books, and is credited as the European discoverer of Hudson Bay.
Hudson's first three journeys in 1605, 1608 and 1609 were to find a short route to Asia by going over the North Pole.
Hudson's ship was caught by the ice and he had to spend the winter in Canada.
www.canadiana.org /hbc/person/hudson_e.html   (254 words)

 The Mariners' Museum: Newport News, Virginia
Henry Hudson was an Englishman and accomplished navigator and sailor.
On May 1, [1607], Hudson set sail from England aboard the Hopewell with his son and 11 crewmembers.
Hudson chose some Englishmen to join the Dutch for a total of 18 crewmembers.
www.mariner.org /educationalad/ageofex/hudson.php   (501 words)

 Henry Hudson's Cross Country Web Site
Incase you don't know who we are, Henry Hudson is a small school serving the towns of Atlantic Highlands and Highlands in New Jersey.
Hudson ended the season on a positive note this year.
Hudson will be looking towards next years season for something great to happen.
www.members.tripod.com /~hudsonx_c   (96 words)

 Henry Hudson - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hudson Bay, explored by and named after Henry Hudson
Hudson Bay, large gulf or inland sea in the Keewatin and Baffin regions of the Nunavut Territory, east central Canada.
The Florentine navigator Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524 became the first European to sail on the Hudson.
encarta.msn.com /Henry_Hudson.html   (120 words)

 Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson, the English navigator, failed in his great quest to find an all-water route to the East, but was rewarded for his efforts by having a number of prominent North American geographic features named in his honor.
Hudson’s party sailed north up what would become the Hudson River, stopped occasionally to trade with the local natives, and proceeded as far as present-day Albany.
Henry Hudson established New World claims for the Dutch in what would become the New York area, and for the English in northern Canada.
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 Henry Hudson - EnchantedLearning.com
Henry Hudson (1565-1611) was an English explorer and navigator who explored parts of the Arctic Ocean and northeastern North America.
Hudson sailed up the river about 150 miles (240 km) and noted the abundance of rich land, but realized that this was not a waterway to India.
Hudson died in 1611 after his crew mutinied and left Hudson, his son, and seven crew members adrift in a small, open boat in Hudson Bay.
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers/page/h/hudson.shtml   (344 words)

 Henry Hudson
Hudson was born and raised in England and his birth date is unknown.
In 1608, Hudson again tried to find a northern passage to Asia, but the ice was impossible for Hudson's crew.
Finally, in 1611, Hudson, his son John, and seven loyal crewmen set sail and were never seen again.
www2.lhric.org /pocantico/explorers/hudson.htm   (192 words)

 Henry Hudson and His Crew Sailed into the River that Would Bear His Name
Hudson was not the first European explorer to discover this river.
But Henry Hudson traveled the river much farther than its previous explorer.
His exploration of the Hudson River led to Dutch colonization of the area.
www.americaslibrary.gov /jb/colonial/jb_colonial_hudson_2.html   (140 words)

 Big Apple History . Early New York . Henry Hudson | PBS KIDS GO!
The combination of the extreme cold and other excruciating conditions were so horrible that the crew threatened mutiny unless Hudson agreed to sail southward.
Hudson then sailed down the coast searching for a northwest passage across the North American continent.
Bottom illustration: "Landing of Hendrick Hudson," print after the painting by Robert Weir, courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York.
pbskids.org /bigapplehistory/early/topic1.html   (302 words)

 AllRefer.com - William Henry Hudson (English Literature, 19th Century, Biography) - Encyclopedia
William Henry Hudson 1841–1922, English author and naturalist, b.
Hudson was a sensitive observer of nature, particularly of birds.
Hudson: The Man, the Novelist, the Naturalist (1986); bibliography by G. Wilson (1922, repr.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Hudson, William Henry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hudson, William Henry HUDSON, WILLIAM HENRY [Hudson, William Henry] 1841-1922, English author and naturalist, b.
A master of the psychological novel, James was an innovator in technique and one of the most distinctive prose stylists in English.
Explorer Henry Hudson dreamed that his name and deeds would be "carved on the tablets of the sea." Would he succeed?
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/06109.html   (743 words)

 Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson was born in England in about 1550.
Hudson was accused of distributing the food unfairly and in June, 1611, some of the men, led by Henry Green and Robert Juet, mutinied.
Hudson, his twelve year old son, and seven others, were cast adrift in a small boat and were never seen again.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAhudsonH.htm   (300 words)

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