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Elizabeth City and Henrico were established, marking the beginning of expansion beyond Jamestown.
Pocahontas, a daughter of Powhatan, powerful leader of 30-some Indian tribes in coastal Virginia, was kidnapped by the English.
The Plymouth colony was established in Massachusetts.
King James revoked the charter of the Virginia Company, and Virginia became a royal colony.
The Reverend Robert Hunt, Jamestown’s first Anglican minister, dies and is buried in the chancel of the newly-constructed church.
Captain John Smith leads 14 men on a 7-week exploration of the Chesapeake Bay and the Indian settlements along its shores
Gates decides to abandon Jamestown.
The English capture three men from a Spanish expedition
King James dies
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