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Published: 03 June 2019

384 Pages | 32 b&w line drawings and maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190942632

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The Jamestown Brides

The Story of England's "Maids for Virginia"

Jennifer Potter

  • Gives voice to the forgotten "Maids for Virginia"
  • Employs meticulous archival research to recreate these women's lives, their perilous journey to the colonies, and the various fates that awaited them
  • An invaluable addition to histories of both early modern England and the New World
  • Perfect for fans of the show Jamestown, currently airing on PBS