English colonists destroy the French settlement at Port Royal, Nova Scotia

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Historical Context Note

English colonists in Virginia destroy a French settlement at Port Royal, Nova Scotia, and as a result prevent the French from colonising Maryland.
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Editors. "English colonists destroy the French settlement at Port Royal, Nova Scotia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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