Pocahontas

In an attempt to promote their American colony, the ailing Virginia Company not only paid preachers to urge their congregations to emigrate but, in 1615, brought the Indian princess Pocahontas on a publicity tour to London, where she died. See LONDON 'God's Fire'.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
Chaucer's cheerful prologue to his Canterbury Tales about April’s sweet showers was echoed grimly at the start of T.S. Eliot’s Wasteland : “April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land . . .”




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