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Henry Hudson made his first voyage west from England in 1607. When he was hired to find a shorter route to Asia from Europe through the Artic Ocean. After twice being turned back by ice, Hudson embarked on a third voyage this time on behalf of the Dutch East India company in 1609
His first voyage
Henry Hudson had his first voyage west from England. He discovered a strait in the ocean that led them through the northern waters over Canada, which was later named the Hudson strait. Henry and his crew sailed through the strait and into a large bay. It later became known as the Hudson bay.