Medieval Europe 814-1350: World Events Research Article from World Eras

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Thorfinn Karlsefni and his wife, Gudrid, lead an expedition of about 130 people from Greenland to the North American continent, landing possibly at Baffin Island, traveling south, and settling along what was probably the Gulf of St. Lawrence. After three years they abandon the settlement they call Vinland and return to Greenland. Thorfinn and Gudrid's son, Snorri (born circa 1005), may be the first European born in mainland North America.

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