[MR] Wikipedia: Roanoke Colony, Second Founding

Garth Groff via Atlantia atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org
Sat Jul 22 02:06:16 PDT 2017

Noble Friends,

On this date in 1587, English settlers landed in what is now North 
Carolina in their second attempt to establish the Roanoke Colony. The 
second party included 115 men and women, with the later addition of 
Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the New World. The 
English were not able to send a ship back until 1590 because of the war 
with Spain. The relief expedition found the colony deserted, and no firm 
evidence of what became of the colonists has ever been found: 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roanoke_Colony . It would be another 17 
years before the English again established a colony in the New World, 
this time at Jamestown in Virginia, but that is beyond our period of 
interest (except for their cool artifacts, which are often a 
continuation of the Elizabethan period).

Yours Aye,

Mungo Napier, Laird of Mallard Lodge

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