Henry Hudson



Henry Hudson was a great explorer. Holland and England kept searching for a northern sea route to Asia. In 1609, the Dutch east India company in Holland hired Henry Hudson, an English sea captain. He set out o reach china by sailing across the top of Europe, near the arctic circle.

when did henry hodson became an explorer

henry Hudson Believed to have been born in the late 16th century, English explorer Henry Hudson made two unsuccessful sailing voyages in search of an ice-free passage to Asia. In 1609, he embarked on a third voyage funded by the Dutch East India Company that took him to the New World and the river that would be given his name. Henry Hudson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia