Four-hundred years ago, innocent people by the masses were killed as an obsession to stamp out “evil” swept across the British Isles with James I of England/ VI of Scotland at the helm. Women were being accused of witchcraft. The amazing Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb investigates the events of this dark period in a documentary titled Witches: A Century Of Murder.
Francis Perkins arrived at Jamestown in March 1608 as a Laborer. He quickly becomes involved with the settlement. He writes a letter to a friend back home describing a great fire that destroys all his belonging and much of the Jamestown Fort. The conditions for the people settling in Jamestown were rough, difficult, and less than ideal.