1-1 of 1 results  for:

  • Travel and exploration x
  • scholars of language and culture x
  • writer on seafaring x
  • cartographer x
Clear all

Article

Harriot, Thomas (1560–02 July 1621), scientist, linguist, and author of the first English book on North America, was born in Oxford (city or county), England; his parentage is unknown. As an undergraduate he entered St. Mary’s Hall (attached to Oriel College, Oxford) in 1576, matriculated in the University of Oxford in 1557, and graduated B.A. in 1580. He never married....