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Who was Humphrey Gilbert?

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In 1578 Elizabeth granted Gilbert the first English colonial charter. His mission was to explore, occupy, and govern any territory in the New World "not actually possessed of any Christian prince or people." That charter, ignoring Indian claims to North America, made Gilbert the lord and proprietor of all the land between Florida and Labrador.

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