May 2,1670 - Charles II granted a charter to Prince Rupert and his Company. The charter granted the company a monopoly of trade in the Bay and ownership of all lands drained by rivers flowing into the Bay.
A "Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson's Bay."
The company that built a country - Ray Mears Northern Wilderness - Video 58.26
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Hudson’s Bay, 2016, Toronto by Jeff Hitchcock - Flckr | Creative Commons
May 2, 1670