120 colonists set off to Virginia under Captain Christopher Newport (20 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Captain Christopher Newport leads 120 colonists, in three ships, on a voyage to Virginia on behalf of the London Virginian Company.

Citation:
Editors. "120 colonists set off to Virginia under Captain Christopher Newport". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15639, accessed 06 December 2016.]