Henry Hudson

By: Mollie F

Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson an English sea captain, set out to reach china by sailing across the top of Europe near the Artic Circle. Henry Hudson's crew rebelled against him because they were tired of the cold, so Henry Hudson agreed to change the course. In July, Hudson and his men reached Maine and sailed south to Chesapeake Bay.Returning north, the ship entered

a narrow harbor. A year latter, in 1610 English merchants paid Hudson to cross the Atlantic again.

Important events

One important event is when Henry Hudson found a river he realized that its name was the Hudson river. In spring, the crew rebelled against him again they sent Hudson and 7 others on a small boat with no food. His crew never saw him again, but his voyage did give England a claim to western Canada