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Jacques Cartier

(1491—1557) French explorer

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Cartier, Jacques

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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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2007
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navigator, explorer, European discoverer of the Saint Lawrence River. Nothing definite is known about Cartier before

Cartier, Jacques

Cartier, Jacques (1491–1557)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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2004
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(1491–1557), navigator, explorer, merchant. ...

His Voyages, probably written by others based on his ships' logs, are the

Cartier, Jacques

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World Encyclopedia

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He sailed up the river to what is now Québec and continued on foot to Hochelaga (now Montréal). He laid ...

Cartier, Jacques

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(1491–1557), ... French explorer, born in Saint-Malo (Brittany). He became a sea captain, and from 1534 to 1541 undertook three voyages across the North Atlantic in search of a ... More
Cartier, Jacques

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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see Colonization; QUEBEC, I.

Cartier, Jacques

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Peter Moogk

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1491–1557), French explorer. ...

A Breton pilot from St-Malo, Cartier had already visited Brazil before receiving King Francis I's order in ...

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