Monday, October 24, 2011

Thomas Stevens



Thomas Stevens: Thomas Stevens was the first Englishman to round the Cape of Good Hope and reached India. He was member of Jesuit mission to Goa. He traveled in a Portuguese ship. He was a native of Wiltshire. He studied in New College, Oxford. He was in India in 1579.


Source: Raikes, Charles, "The Englishman in India", 1867, London.


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