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Africans in America/Part 1/Prince Henry the Navigator __ You will find an excerpt from a PBS series looking at Henry's role in opening routes for the trade of slaves. - From pbs.org - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part1/1p259.html

Category:Henry the Navigator __ Gallery of click-to-enlarge images related to Henry the Navigator. - illustrated - From wikimedia.org - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Henry_the_Navigator 

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Prince Henry the Navigator __ "Born 4 March, 1394; died 13 November, 1460; he was the fourth son of John I, King of Portugal, by Queen Philippa, a daughter of John of Gaunt. In 1415 he commanded the expedition which captured Ceuta, Portugal's first oversea conquest, and there won his knightly spurs."  Biographical information. - From Newadvent.org - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07239a.htm 

European Voyages of Exploration: Prince Henry the Navigator __ "Henry was somewhat of a paradox: a dreamer, a scholar, and a monk who nevertheless possessed the instincts of a businessman. Essentially, Prince Henry was a religious man, committed to breaking the hold of heathens and securing the triumph of Christianity in Africa."  You will find a multi-page tutorial on the life of Henry.  A great place to begin any research about Henry the Navigator. - From ucalgary.ca - http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/eurvoya/henry1.html

Henry the Navigator ___A biography of this ambitious Portuguese prince. - Text only - By Andre Engles for the Discoverers Web - http://www.win.tue.nl/cs/fm/engels/discovery/henry.html

Henry the Navigator __ A detailed look at the life and accomplishments of Henry the Navigator.  an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_the_Navigator 

 

Henry the Navigator __ "This page gives an introduction to his life and times, concentrating on the discoveries and his activities with the Order of Christ." - illustrated - From Order of Christ, a Portuguese Military Order - http://www.thornr.demon.co.uk/kchrist/phenry.html

Henry the Navigator __ "Lengthy article about this Portuguese prince's life and family." - From blackstudies.ucsb.edu - http://www.blackstudies.ucsb.edu/antillians/henry.html  

Henry the Navigator __ "A comprehensive educational directory that provides a wide variety of resources on Henry the Navigator." - From cybersleuth-kids.com - http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/History/Explorers/Henry_the_Navigator/index.htm

Henry the Navigator: Biography __ A collection of biographies from a variety of online resources. - From answers.com - http://www.answers.com/topic/henry-the-navigator

Prince Henry the Navigator __ A biography and accomplishments of Prince Henry the Navigator designed for the younger student. - From enchantedlearning.com - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/h/henry.shtml 

Prince Henry the Navigator __ "Although he was called Prince Henry the Navigator by the English, Prince Henry never actually sailed on any of the voyages of discovery he sponsored."  A brief look at his accomplishments - From .thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/prince_henry_the_navigator.htm 

Prince Henry the Navigator in the Electronic Passport __ "Prince Henry the Navigator seldom left Portugal, but he helped make it possible for the first Europeans to explore Africa." Biographical information - illustrated - From mrdowling.com - http://www.mrdowling.com/610-henry.html

Prince Henry the Navigator, the Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A.D. With an Account of Geographical Progress Throughout the Middle Ages As the Preparation for His Work. __ Download the full text of this book free. - From gutenberg.org - http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/18757  

 

 

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