Browsing Anglophone Writing and Culture of Central America and the Caribbean


Headword Date Article Type
BIM C
Concept of “zero” tramsposed from India by Arab mathematicians 873 C
Columbus reaches the Bahamas 1492 C Note
Columbus's third voyage 1498 C Note
Jamaica conquered by Juan de Esquival 1509 C Note
Barbados is claimed as an English colony 1605 C Note
The Dutch found a colony at Essequibo, Guyana 1616 C Note
First English Settlement in the West Indies 1624 C Note
English adventurers acquire the Isle of Nevis 1628 C Note
English settlement of the Leeward Islands is begun from St. Kitts 1631 C Note
English settlements are made in Antigua and Montserrat 1632 C Note
Jamaica captured by Parliamentarian Captain William Jackson 1643 C
English occupy Bahamas 1646 C Note
Barbados surrenders to Sir George Ayscue 1652 C
English land in Jamaica 1655 - 1655 C Note
St Kitts captured by the French 1666 C Note
English privateers take Tobago 1666 C Note
Battle of Nevis 1667 C
The French take Montserrat from the English 1667 C Note
Tobago is established as a colony of James, Duke of Courland 1681 C Note

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