John Cabot

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Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca

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The first European to discover the province was Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) in the late 15th century, but it was the lure of the codfish that first attracted settlers in greater numbers 50 or so years later.
The first European to discover the province was Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) in the late 15th century, but it was the lure of codfish that first attracted settlers in greater numbers 50 years later.
In 1496 an Italian merchant, Giovanni Caboto, arrived in Bristol.
40 Hereford Giovanni Caboto, known in English as John Cabot, was an Italian navigator and explorer who is generally credited as the first European to discover North America in 1497.
BACKGROUND: Not much is known about Giovanni Caboto.
Don't forget, Canada being a country that was "discovered" in 1497 by John Cabot (born Giovanni Caboto in Venice), our perception of time and man-made objects differs substantially from those across the ocean.