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Re: Prince Henry - The unknown?

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John Duguid wrote:

> I have read a great many books and articles on the subject of Prince Henry
> Sinclair and his voyage to Nova Scotia and beyond, and there seems to be a
> great deal of evidence that the journey did in fact take place, the Micmac
> legends the Gunn effigy and the carvings at Rosslyn depicting North American
> plants etc. etc. I live in Scotland quite near Rosslyn and yet outside a few
> interested circles there is no widespread knowledge of Prince Henry and his
> exploits, it does not seem to be accepted in the mainstream historical texts
> nor is it taught in the Scottish schools. Prince Henry is virtually unknown to
> the general public, whereas other contemporary Scottish figure's like Wallace
> and Bruce are national hero's .  What is the situation the other side of the
> pond in the US and Canada?. I do realize there in to be an attempt this year to
> emulate the voyage, does anyone have any current info on how this is going?
> There also seems to be a lot of controversy about the Zeno Narratives. Are they
> authentic or not. Has any dating been done on the narratives to prove the there
> authenticity?
> J.Duguid
> Dunbar, Lothian Scotland