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Cabot, John [Zuan Caboto]locked

(c. 1451–1498)
  • David B. Quinn


Cabot, John [Zuan Caboto] (c. 1451–1498), navigator, was Italian by birth, the son of Julio Caboto (apparently of Genoese origin) and his wife, Mattea (who was Venetian). His parents were active in Venetian territories, and passed on their business and property dealings to ...

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