Cape Breton Island

The Cabots and their voyages of discovery

John Cabot and the Cabots' Voyages of Discovery Have you heard of the Cabots and their voyages of discovery? In 1497, the Italian Giovanni Caboto, also known as John Cabot, embarked on a voyage of discovery on behalf of King Henry VII of England. Cabot explored the coast of North America and probably reached Newfoundland. The route,[…]