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Dr. Evan Jones' paper for the Atlantic Conference 2009. New findings on the Cabot Voyages and the Bristol Mariners. Dr. Jones has had to do part historical work and part detective work.

Dr. Evan Jones' paper for the Atlantic Conference 2009. New findings on the Cabot Voyages and the Bristol Mariners. Dr. Jones has had to do part historical work and part detective work.

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  • 1. The Cabot Mystery Make sure volume is turned up then Click that right-facing green arrow below to launch show Click Icon at right to make show full screen
  • 2. The Cabot Mystery Dr Evan Jones (University of Bristol) Atlantic Conference October 2009 Statue: John Cabot, Bristol (Stephen Joyce: 1985)
  • 3. Heroic Representations ‘ The Departure of John Cabot on his voyage of 1497’ (Ernest Board, 1906)
  • 4. La Cosa Map, 1500
  • 5. Cabot Tower, Bristol (1897) J.A. Williamson, The Cabot Voyages and Bristol Discovery Under Henry VII (Hakluyt Society, Second Series, No. 120, CUP, 1962)
  • 6. Dr Ruddock’s instructions to her executors ‘ to burn shred or otherwise destroy all my letters and photographs both personal and professional microfilms unfinished writings and other research and notes in my possession at the time of my death if this has not already been done prior to my death.’ Will of ‘Alywn Amy Southward otherwise Alywn Amy Ruddock, 4 Sept. 2003
  • 7. Alwyn Ruddock’s Book Proposal to University of Exeter Press, 1992
  • 8. Possible route of William Weston’s 1499 voyage
  • 9. 'Alwyn Ruddock: "John Cabot and the Discovery of America "', Historical Research, 81, (May, 2008), 224-254 http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/119408885/abstract
    • John Cabot statue: Bonavista, Newfoundland
  • 10. E. T. Jones (ed.), ‘The Quinn papers: transcripts of correspondence relating to the Bristol discovery voyages to North America in the fifteenth century’ (ROSE, 2009) http://hdl.handle.net/1983/1274 Replica: Matthew of Bristol
  • 11. Letter: Henry VII to Lord Chancellor, 12 March 1499 The National Archives, London: C 82/332, piece 61 out of 74
  • 12. Cabot Tower, St John’s, Newfoundland (1897) 'Henry VII and the Bristol expeditions to North America: the Condon documents', Historical Research (August, 2009). ‘ Early View’: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/122579649/abstract