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Henry Hudson & Sir Ernest Shackleton

Henry Hudson’s voyages to the ice were to the north, and three hundred years before Sir Ernest Shackleton’s expeditions to Antarctica. However, they share some similarities.

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Henry Hudson

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ON THIS DATE IN 1916: Markham


On 30 January, 1916, Sir Clements Robert Markham died in London.

Born at Stillingfleet on 20 July, 1830, Markham joined the Royal Navy in 1844 and spent the next six years serving on various vessels

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Sir Ernest in Dublin 1909

Sir Ernest in Dublin: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Dublin Nimrod lecture

in aid of Lady Dudley’s district nurses, 14 December, 1909.


Almost immediately after the British Antarctic Expedition (the Nimrod expedition),…

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