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Hudson, Henry

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌds(ə)n/
(Circa 1565–1611), English explorer. He visited the North American bay, river, and strait which bear his name. In 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay, but his crew mutinied and set Hudson and a few companions adrift, never to be seen again.

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