Talk:Robert Bylot

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Rewrite required[edit]

This article needs a complete rewrite in my opinion. I am going to find some time to make drastic changes, I hope I don't offend anyone. Some examples of problems are:

  • "Little is known about his life" - according to who? I'm sure there are arctic historians out there who know quite a bit about him.
  • "he is considered one of the most daring of the early explorers" - again, according to who? No citation. Looks like speculation.
  • "Perhaps an unfortunate experience with Captain Henry Hudson in 1611 doomed him to relative obscurity." - definitely speculation.
  • "but nothing is known about his life after that point." - again, according to who? Zatoichi26 (talk) 01:16, 30 November 2008 (UTC)
Also, this article is too close to http://explorenorth.com/library/bios/bl-bylot.htm, it's practically plagiarism. Zatoichi26 (talk) 01:25, 30 November 2008 (UTC)
OK, I did a complete re-write, I think it looks a lot better now. Zatoichi26 (talk) 02:29, 30 November 2008 (UTC)