Memorial: M5885

Window dedicated to John d. 1498 and Sebastian Cabot d. 1557, in St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol

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Location

St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, England

Transcript

'John Cabot', 'Sebastian Cabot', 'The Matthew', 'Lewis and Sancto'

Details

Description: Four lights depicting the elder and younger Cabot, the ship the 'Matthew' and two seamen holding oars.
Type: Window
Position: South Transept
Materials: Glass, lead
Vessel: Matthew

People

Cabot, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1498
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Navigator
Organisation:
Cabot, Sebastian
Age:
Date of Death: 1557
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Explorer
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: The Cabots were both famous Venetian explorers who voyaged to the Americas.
Bibliography: David B. Quinn, ‘Cabot, John (c.1451–1498)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2010 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/66135, accessed 8 June 2017]

David Loades, ‘Cabot, Sebastian (c.1481/2–1557)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2010 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/4290, accessed 8 June 2017]

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