Virginia Companies of London and Plymouth receive royal charters

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Historical Context Note

Royal charters are granted to the Virginia Companies of London and Plymouth, authorising them to establish colonies in the New World.
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Editors. "Virginia Companies of London and Plymouth receive royal charters". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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