Apr 5, 1614: Pocahontas marries John Rolfe.


Their marriage brought a peace between the English colonists and the Powhatans, and in 1615 Pocahontas gave birth to their first child, Thomas. In 1616, the couple sailed to England. The so-called Indian Princess proved popular with the English gentry, and she was presented at the court of King James I. She was renamed Rebecca. Some think she married John Smith,but that is not the case.

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