Henry Hudson

By:Lois and Mallory

Life

Henry Hudson was born in the United Kingdom in 1565. He married a woman named Katherine. They had three sons, Richard, John and Oliver. He died at the age of 46 on June 22, 1611.

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What Henry Hudson Did

He was an English explorer. He had two unsuccessful voyages in search of an ice-free passage to Asia. He tried to find the Northwest Passage. On his last voyage,his crew found the New York Bay and named it after himself.

Disaster

In 1610, Hudson ship became ice bound. Once the ship was free, he refused to head back home, so his crew mutinied and set him adrift at sea.