John (It. name Giovanni Caboto) 1450?-98?; It. explorer in the service of England: discovered coast of North America (1497)
Sebastian 1476?-1557?; Eng. cartographer & explorer: son of John
See Cabot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Italian-born explorer who commanded the English expedition that discovered the North American mainland (1497).
, Sebastian 1476?-1557.
Italian-born explorer and cartographer who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage (1509) and a Spanish expedition to South America (1525-1528). He published a map of the world in 1544.