Individuals (Section 1)
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Individuals (Section 1)
"King of the Angles"
"Emperor and Lord"
Adopted a "closed" crown, explicitly as an "imperial crown".
England's king at the time of Columbus. Also gave rights to John Cabot.
Irish Parliament declared him "King of Ireland".
Queen Mary was married to...
Queen Mary was known as the...
Queen of Scots.
Which female monarch died childless?
William of Orange dethroned James II in the...
Glorious Revolution of 1688.
James Edward Stuart
Charles Edward Stuart
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Dominion over Austria- and thus the German Empire- with his sovereignty of Spain.
Houtman and Dirckszn
Arrived at the roadstead of Bantam. (formerly Banten)
Waterpowered spinning frame
Power loom led to a huge rise in productivity.
Prince Henry the Navigator
Inaugurated the age of empire with its campture of Ceuta in Morocco.
Cabeza de Vaca
Sailed the gulfs of Mexico and California.
San Francisco Bay.
Went as far north as Oregon.
Hernando de Soto
Discovered the Mississippi.
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
North as Kansas and Colorado.
Juan Ponce de Leon
Established a military base in Florida named St. Augustine.
Obtained royal permission to establish a colony on the Grand Banks of NewFOOTland.
Giovanni de Verrazzano
Sponsored by Francis I, explored North American's coast from South Carolina to Newfoundland.
Jacques Cartier of St. Malo
Sailed the St. Lawrence River as far as Montreal.
"Chevalier de Villegagnon" established a Huguenot colony on an island off Rio de Janeiro.
Killed in the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of Protesttants in 1572.
Selected 14 Genevans for the Rio Colony.
Formed another Huguenot settlement: Charlesfort.
Charlesfort would later be known as...
Port Royal Sound, South Carolina.
Rene de Laudonniere
Fomerly Ribault's deputy.
Marquis de la Roche
Breton merchant, received a patend to found a base on Sable Island -> penatrate Acadia and hunt seal and walrus.
Pierre du Guast, Comte de Monts.
Obtained a patent as lieutenant-governor of Acadia, Canada. Settled at St. Croix Island (now Dochet Island)
Him and his crew were reduced to cannibalism.
England's first major slave trader.
First known full reconnaissance of North America's easten seaboard.
Rounded Cape Horn and proved that there was a south-west passage to Asia at the bottom of South America.
His small crew of 18 aboard the
landed at the mariner called 'new found land'.
"El Diablo" to the Spanish, he led the
, and attacked Spanish ships and settlements near the Isthmus of Panama.
Established the settlement of Roanoke.