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Links to Other Sites
Canada's First English Settlement
A Canadian Encyclopedia feature article about 17th century British explorer John Guy, who established the first English settlement in Canada at Cupers Cove (Cupids), Newfoundland.
Baccalieu Trail Archeology
Explore the history and heritage of the Baccalieu Trail Region, a collection of coastal communities along Conception Bay and the south side of Trinity Bay on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula. Scroll down to "Henry Crout's Journal" for historical entries (note: Henry Crout was Sir Percival Willoughby's first agent in Newfoundland).
Baccalieu: Crossroads For Cultures
This site is devoted to the colourful history of the Baccalieu Trail region of Newfoundland and Labrador. Focuses on the Beothuk people, early European settlements, and the pirates who plundered local communities. Check out the glossary, online timeline, historic documents, maps, learning activities and much more.
Charter of the London and Bristol Company, Earl of Northhampton and Associates
The full text of the Charter of the London and Bristol Company, Earl of Northhampton and Associates.
A biography of John Guy, colonizer, explorer, and governor of the first English colony in Newfoundland. From the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.
Cupids Legacy Centre
The website for the Cupids Legacy Centre, built to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the establishment of the first English settlement in Canada in Cupids. Click on the links to learn more about the museum and the nearby Cupids Cove plantation dig site.
Archeologist reclaims slice of Canadian history through engraving
A CBC News story about A 17th-century engraving that may depict early contact between English businessmen John Guy and Beothuk inhabitants of Newfoundland.
John Guy of Bristol and Newfoundland: His Life, Times and Legacy
See a brief synopsis of a biography of John Guy from Flanker Press.
Biography of John Guy worth the wait, say editors
A news story about a biography of the famous Bristol explorer, John Guy that chronicles his connection to Cupids, Newfoundland.