Cupids, Newfoundland: Canada's First English Settlement
The following article is an editorial written by The Canadian Encyclopedia staff. Editorials are not usually updated."Thomas Willoughby, thou art a ne'er-do-well! Get thee to Cupers Cove and reform thyself." Young Willoughby, 19, may not have heard exactly those words, but he was sent to Cupers Cove, Newfoundland in 1612 to "reform himself."