Modern Indian History
Who among the following was the first Englishman to reach India by sea route?
Ralph FitchJohn MildenhallCaptain HawkinsThomas Stephens
Thomas Stephens was the first Englishman to reach India, at least by sea route. He sailed for India on a Portuguese ship as a Jesuit missionary on 4th April 1579 and landed at Goa six months later, on 24th october.