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Sir Hugh Willoughby

(d. 1554) sea captain


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(d.1554),

English explorer. Despite lacking navigational experience, Willoughby led the expedition of 1553, funded by London merchants, to find the North-East Passage to India. Although Chancellor sailed into the White Sea, Willoughby's ship became lost and eventually perished.

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