At this time they renamed the islands after Elizabeth I, who had been Queen of England when the islands had first been discovered.   In 1641, Thomas Mayhew the Elder , of Watertown, Massachusetts , bought the islands—along with Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard—from William Alexander , the Earl of Stirling .https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Islands
Feb 24, 2021 · Queen Elizabeth Islands had not been fully charted until the British Northwest Passage expeditions and later Norwegian exploration of the 19th century. These islands were known as the Parry Archipelago for over 130 years. They were first named after British Arctic explorer Sir William Parry, who sailed there in 1820, aboard the Hecla.
4 days ago · At this time they renamed the islands after Elizabeth I, who had been Queen of England when the islands had first been discovered.   In 1641, Thomas Mayhew the Elder , of Watertown, Massachusetts , bought the islands—along with Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard—from William Alexander , the Earl of Stirling .
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