Tuesday, September 1, 2009

510 Year Old letter written by Henry VII

From the National Post:

British historians have unearthed a letter written 510 years ago by King Henry VII that sheds startling new light on Canadian history.

The letter reveals a previously unknown English expedition to this country in 1499 and may add the name of William Weston -- an obscure shipping merchant from the west England port of Bristol -- to the pantheon of early New World explorers.

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  1. If you want to find out more about this story, go to the University of Bristol press release. At the bottom are links that allow you to download the academic articles for free: