Barbados is claimed as an English colony

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Historical Context Note


An English ship called the Olive Blossom anchors at Barbados and the captain claims the island as an English colony. The first settlement of colonists was made in 1624.
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Editors. "Barbados is claimed as an English colony". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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