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Prince Henry the Navigator: The Hero of Portugal & of Modern Discovery 1394-1460 AD (2014)

“Prince Henry the Navigator The Hero of Portugal and Of Modern Discovery 1394-1460 A.D.” by C. Raymond Beazley

Dom Henrique of Portugal, Duke of Viseu (4 March 1394 – 13 November 1460), better known as Prince Henry the Navigator (Portuguese: Infante Dom Henrique, o Navegador), was a central figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire and in the 15th-century European maritime discoveries and maritime expansion.

Through his administrative direction, he is regarded as the main initiator of what would be known as the Age of Discovery. Henry was the fourth child of the Portuguese King John I, who founded the House of Aviz

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