John Davys


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Noun1.John Davys - English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)John Davys - English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
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However, his earliest publications date only as far back as the 1920s; b) John Davys Beresford (1873-1947).
Among early navigators who sought to break a way across the Arctic seas north of Canada were Martin Frobisher, George Weymouth, John Davys, Luke Fox, John Knight, and <IR> HENRY HUDSON </IR> in the 16th and 17th centuries, <IR> JAMES COOK </IR> and Sir John Franklin in the 18th.