Электронная книга "Big Chief Elizabeth: The Adventures and Fate of the First English Colonists in America", Giles Milton
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Big Chief Elizabeth: The. has been added to your Cart. Milton's story ranges from John Cabot's voyage to America in 1497 to the painful but ultimately successful foundation of the English colony at Jamestown by 1611. However, the main focus of the book is Sir Walter Raleigh's elaborate and tortuous attempts to establish an English settlement on Roanoke Island, in present-day North Carolina, following the first English voyage there in 1584.
Just two weeks earlier, in October 1587, Queen Elizabeth had issued a general stay of shipping that forbade any vessel from setting sail without special licence.
Just two weeks earlier, in October 1587, Queen Elizabeth had issued a general stay of shipping that forbade any vessel from setting sail without special licence ivateers, and even supply vessels carrying mattocks and seeds to America. The reasons for such a ban were clear, even to those who had never seen the sea. King Philip II had determined to invade England, and was assembling a mighty armada which-if rumour proved true-was of such strength that it was already being called invencible.
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In April 1586, Queen Elizabeth I acquired a new and exotic title. A tribe of Native Americans had made her their weroanza-a word that meant "big chief". In 1587, Manteo was returned to his homeland as Lord and Governor, with more than one hundred English men, women, and children, to establish the settlement of Roanoke, Virginia
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Big Chief Elizabeth reads as if Milton literally used this second list as. .
Big Chief Elizabeth reads as if Milton literally used this second list as references, to look up selected aspects of the history. Little effort was apparently made to understand the larger society that gave rise to these explorers or colonizers. Elizabethan" is a favored adjective, often used and seemingly meant to convey much, but never defined. The drama that drives much of the narrative is the fate of the Roanoke colonists, but Milton claims not to have read Kupperman's work on Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony.
For almost twenty years the fate of Ralegh's colonists was to remain a mystery. A riveting historical mystery of Colonial America by the author of "Nathaniel's Nutmeg" In April, 1586, Queen Elizabeth I acquired a new and exotic title. When a new wave of settlers sailed to America to found Jamestown, their efforts to locate the lost colony were frustrated by the mighty chieftain, Powhatan, father of Pocahontas, who vowed to drive the English out of America. A tribe of Native Americans, "savages," had made her their weroanza-a word that meant "big chief.
Big Chief Elizabeth is an interesting tale of the various attempts by English adventurers to establish colonies in America. Most of the attempts failed, mainly due to greed, laziness, arrogance and naivety, and faded away into obscurity. Some colonies, particularly the Ralegh colony established on Roanoke Island, entered into notoriety as the colonists, after their Governor sailed back to England, disappeared without a trace (bar a single carving on a tree).