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Cabot, Sebastian (c. 1481/2–1557), explorer and cartographer

David Loades

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195130751
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4290
Cabot, Sebastian (c. 1481/2–1557), explorer and cartographer

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Cabot, Sebastian (c. 1481/2–1557), explorer and cartographer, was the son of the explorer and navigator John Cabot (c. 1451–1498) and his wife, Mattea.

Neither the place nor the date of Cabot's birth is entirely certain. His father appears to have been of Genoese origin, but was a citizen of ...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making ; Cartography ; History of the Americas ; Asian History ; European History

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