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The road to Jamestown - part 1

December 6th, 2007

Episode 28 of 474 episodes

Sean Cunningham talks about how and whyEnglish sailors and the English Crown turned their attention to the New World of America in the 16th century. This talk explores how piracy, greed, religion and warfare became the foundations of Elizabethan attempts to settle America.