Authors and Sources


Authors

Exploring the Atlantic Coast, 16th and 17th Centuries (Volume I, Plate 19; Concise Plate 5)
RICHARD I. RUGGLES Department of Geography, Queen's University

Sources

Principal Explorations, 1497-1632 (Map)

Cantino map, 1502 (Static Map)

Ribiero map, 1529 (Static Map)

Desceliers map, 1550 (Static Map)

James map, 1632 (Static Map)

  • Baffin, William (1584-1622) DCB 1:74-5
  • Bellenger, ╚tienne (fl 1580-4) DCB 1:87-9
  • Button, Sir Thomas (ca 1577-1634) DCB 1:144-5
  • Bylot, Robert (fl 1610-16) DCB 1:145
  • Cabot, John (fl 1497-8) DCB 1:146-52
  • Cartier, Jacques (1491-1557) DCB 1:165-72
  • Corte-Real, Gaspar (ca 1450-1501) DCB 1:234-6
  • Corte-Real, Miguel (ca 1450-1502) DCB 1:236
  • Davis, John (ca 1550-1605) DCB 1:251-2
  • Fagundes, João Alvares (fl 1521) DCB 1:303-4
  • Foxe (Fox), Luke (1586-1635) DCB 1:311-12
  • Frobisher, Sir Martin (ca 1535-94) DCB 1:316-19
  • Gˇmez, Esteban (in Portuguese EstevŃo Gomes) (1484-1538) DCB 1:342-3
  • Hudson, Henry (fl 1607-11) DCB 1:374-9
  • James, Thomas (ca 1593-1635) DCB 1:384-5
  • La Rocque de Roberval, Jean-Franšois de (1500-60) DCB 1:422-5
  • Munk, Jens (1579-1628) DCB 1:514-15
  • Ribero, Diogo (d 1533) Portuguese royal cartographer in Spanish service
  • Verrazzano, Giovanni da (ca 1485-1528) DCB 1:657-60
  • note: DCB stands for Dictionary of Canadian Biography

    Further Readings

  • Brebner, J.B. The Explorers of North America, 1492-1806. London:A.&C. Black, 1933
  • Cooke, Alan, and Clive Holland. The Exploration of Northern Canada, 500-1920: A Chronology. Toronto: Arctic History Press, 1978
  • Crone, Gerald. The Discovery of America. London: Hamilton, 1969
  • Cumming, W.P., R.A. Skelton, and D.B. Quinn. The Discovery of North America. London: Elek, 1971
  • Klemp, Egon. America in Maps, Dating from 1500 to 1856. London: Holmes & Meier, 1976
  • Morison, Samuel E. The European Discovery of America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971-4
  • The National Atlas of Canada. 4th ed, rev. Ottawa: Department of Energy, Mines, and Resources and Information Canada / Toronto: Macmillan, 1974
  • Quinn, D.B. England and the Discovery of America 1481-1620. New York: Knopf, 1974
  • Tooley, R.V., and Charles Bricker. Landmarks of Mapping; An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers. New York: Crowell, 1968