Encyclopedia > John White

  Article Content

John White

John White was Sir Walter Raleigh's surveyor-general on his first voyage to the New World (so he made a lot of sketches of what they found, including this one of the Indians). Later, he became governor of the new colony of Roanoke, and the first baby born there was his granddaughter, Virginia Dare.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
The Unsinkable Molly Brown

... Baddeley[?] and Harvey Lembeck[?]. The movie was adapted by Helen Deutsch[?] and directed by Charles Walters[?]. It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress ...