John White

led first attempt to establish English colony in America John White

John White was an English artist, and an early pioneer of English efforts to settle the New World. He was among those who sailed with Richard Grenville to North Carolina in 1585, acting as artist and mapmaker to the expedition. During his time at Roanoke Island he made a number of watercolor sketches of the surrounding landscape and the native Algonkin peoples.
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Birthday
1540
Deceased
1593

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Young Reds United in their love for Red Devils - Midulster Today
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Branch secretary John White stated that members from all over Northern Ireland have already taken up the opportunity to join the club. “At the moment we have over 160 children who have signed up as members. This is the first time a club for children
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Whittingham: White will get bulk of carries - College Fantasy Football Insider
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In Monday's press conference, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham confirmed that John White will be the starting running back and said that "he will get the bulk of the carries." Whittingham said that White uses his speed and elusiveness to his advantage and
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Utah Utes football: John White frontrunner to carry the running load - Deseret News
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Junior college transfer John White claimed the No. 1 spot on the depth chart at running back during fall camp and has clung to it ever since. However, he has looked better in each of the Utes' three scrimmages and is ready to put last year's
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Recovery School District principals' dismissals spark lawsuit - NOLA.com
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View full sizeAmong the defendants in the lawsuit are Recovery School District Superintendent John White, left, and deputy superintendents Patrick Dobard, center, and Ramsey Green. The plaintiffs are accusing administrators at the state-run Recovery
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John White Claims Hampton Open Championship - Drexel Dragons
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John White , the head coach of the Dragons who was once the top-ranked player in the world, proved once again that he remains an elite squash performer over the weekend when he claimed the Hampton Open men's pro singles championship with a three-game
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John White, TU4SD's model citizen? - Tucson Citizen
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Last week she was calling John White a “rabid racist ranter.” This week she is defending “John White, a Viet Nam veteran”… a “disabled American vet” that Judy Burns is defaming. TU4SD's Loretta Hunnicutt this week, defending the "racist ranter" John
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Carries no longer equally spread among Utah's RBs - Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
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It will be harder and harder for Harvey Langi and Thretton Palamo to overtake John White or Tauni Vakapuna for the starting running back role in the future as their carries are going to be limited. Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said Vakapuna and White ... - -
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Utes running back battle is wide open - ABC 4
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Three players, Harvey Langi, John White and Thretton Palamo are all vying for the job, and as of now, there doesn't seem to be a clear cut favorite. "They're all three working hard," said head coach Kyle Whittingham. "We're really not going to be able
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IN THE GARDEN; What's Left Behind
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CLEVELAND THIS city contains 20,000 vacant lots, more or less. Probably more. Every year, demolition crews knock down another 1,000 houses. And the housing market being what it is, few souls are returning. A vacant lot may be a lot of things: an eyesore, a dump, a symbol of American industrial decline. But one thing it is not is vacant. When we
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African cuisine raises cash for school - Oxford Mail
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HUSBAND and wife John White and Dee Taylor entertained guests with African food and music at a fund-raising dinner party. The Abingdon couple were raising cash to buy teaching materials for Longido Primary School in northern Tanzania, where they both
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Banged Up Abroad, Sunday, July 17 - Sydney Morning Herald
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This one has Irish oilfield engineers Tom Lynch and John White recount the nightmare they endured after they were captured trying to flee Iraq during the Gulf War in 1990. Having heard that Saddam Hussein planned to use Westerners as human shields,
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John Leslie White - Amarillo.com
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John was born April 9, 1930, in Agatite to TA and Hazel Hall White. He married Jan Marshall on July 7, 1970, in Wichita Falls. Survivors include four sons, John White of Quanah, Mark White of Burkburnett, Jim Bob White and Barry White, both of Vernon;
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John White to be Admiral of the Day - Ledger Independent
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AUGUSTA -- Taking the honorary helm of Augusta Riverfest Regatta activities will be Augusta community leader John White who will serve as Admiral of the Day. "He is very active in activities which benefit Augusta," said Doug Padgett, Bracken/Augusta
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LETTERS; Sunday Dialogue: What to Do To Make Our Schools Better
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A lively debate about charter schools, high-stakes testing and impoverished students arose as David Brooks criticized Diane Ravitch, she answered back and readers joined the fray. THE LETTER To the Editor: Re ''Smells Like School Spirit,'' by David Brooks (column, July 1): Mr. Brooks has misrepresented my views. While I have criticized charter
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John White officially announces Albany Mayoral Candidacy - WFXL FOX 31
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ALBANY, GA -- Former Georgia Representative John White officially announced on Thursday night that he will be running in the race to become Albany's next mayor. He says he has a vision for Albany to utilize its resources and return the
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Elizabeth Hurley & Shane Warne: Elton John's White Tie and Tiara Ball Lovers - StyleBistro
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Bombshell Elizabeth Hurley and her new boyfriend, Shane Warne made their red carpet debut together arm-in-arm at Sir Elton John's White Tie and Tiara Ball. The pair, who has been dating since December, was seen leaving Elizabeth's home, wearing super ... - -
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    FIFTIES
  • 1593
    Age 53
    Died in 1593.
    The last surviving document related to White is a letter he wrote from Ireland in 1593 to the publisher of the prints of his Roanoke drawings.
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  • 1590
    Age 50
    White returned to Plymouth, England, on October 24, 1590.
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    Governor White finally reached Roanoke Island on August 18, 1590, his granddaughter's third birthday, but he found his colony had been long deserted.
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    Finally, in March 1590, with the immediate threat of a Spanish invasion by now abated, Raleigh was able to equip White's rescue expedition.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1588
    Age 48
    In early 1588 White was able to scrape together a pair of small pinnaces, the Brave and the Roe, which were unsuitable for military service and could be spared for the expedition to Roanoke.
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  • 1587
    Age 47
    On October 16, 1587 the desperate crew at last landed in Smewicke, in the west of Ireland, and White was finally able to make his way back to Southampton.
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    However, the colonists’ food supplies soon began to grow short, and in late 1587 the settlers pressed White to return to England "for the better and sooner obtaining of supplies, and other necessaries."
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    On August 18, 1587, there was happier news - White became a grandfather. "Elenora, daughter to the governour and wife to Ananias Dare, one of the assistants, was delivered of a daughter in Roanoke."
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    On August 8, 1587, White led a dawn attack on the Dasamongueponkes that went disastrously wrong.
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    In May 1587 White's colonists sailed for Virginia in the Lion.
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    His efforts did not go unrewarded; on January 7, 1587, Raleigh named “John White of London Gentleman, to be the chief Governor” of the new colony.<ref name="ncpedia"/.
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  • 1586
    Age 46
    During 1586 White was able to persuade 113 prospective colonists to join Raleigh's expedition, including his daughter Eleanor and his son-in-law Ananias Dare, recently married at St Bride's Church in Fleet Street.
  • 1585
    Age 45
    In 1585 White had been commissioned to "draw to life" the inhabitants of the New World and their surroundings.
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    In the late sixteenth century efforts to establish an English colony in the New World began to gain momentum, and White soon became an enthusiastic supporter. In 1585 White accompanied the expedition led by Sir Ralph Lane to attempt to found the first English colony in North America.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1540
    Age 0
    John White's exact date of birth is unknown but it seems likely he was born some time between 1540 and 1550.
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