Jean Ribault __ "Jean Ribault (sometimes Ribaut) was a French naval officer, navigator and early colonizer in the area that would become the southeastern United States. He was born in the English Channel village of Dieppe, but little else is known about his youth."
An overview of his life and accomplishments. - illustrated - From u-s-history.com
Jean Ribault __ "Jean Ribault (1520 -
October 12, 1565) was a French naval officer, navigator, and a colonizer
of what would become the southeastern United States. He was born in the
English Channel village of Dieppe. In 1562, Ribault was chosen to lead
an expedition to the New World to establish a haven for the Huguenots.
With a fleet of 150 colonists he crossed the Atlantic Ocean and explored
the mouth of the St. Johns River near modern-day Jacksonville, Florida." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to
related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Ribault
Jean Ribault __ Learn about Jean Ribault and
his explorations in Georgia. "Having slowly explored the coast of
Georgia, giving French names to many of the rivers and islands, Jean Ribault pulls into a harbor he names Port Royal." - From ourgeorgiahistory.com
Who is Jean Ribault? __ "Jean Ribault was an experienced mariner of
Dieppe and an earnest Protestant. Ribault sailed from Havre de Grace on the 18th
of February, 1562, with sailors and soldiers, and a few gentlemen of fortune who
were prompted by curiosity, the love of adventure, or the prospect of gain, to
accompany him." You will find an excerpt from Volume I of "Our Country"
published in the late 1800s. - From publicbookshelf.com -