Captain Gosnold (1571-1607) was an English barrister, explorer and privateer who was instrumental in founding the Virginia Company in London and Jamestown in colonial America. He led the first recorded European expedition to Cape Cod. Also see the monument dedication on Cuttyhunk
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Gosnold and Bacon Genealogy from New England Historical and Genealogical Society by J. Henry Lea 1904
History of Otley Hall There has been a country residence at Otley Hall since the 12th Century (then known as Netherhall Manor) when the Otteleys were the Lords of the Manor, however, the most noteworthy name in the Hall’s history is the Gosnold family, who resided at Otley Hall for over 230 years from 1440.
Source: Who was Bartholomew Gosnold? Warner F. Gookin
PDF File Bartholomew Gosnold, discoverer and planter: New England--1602, Virginia--1607