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Matoaka (Pocahontas), engraving by Simon van de Passe

File:Pocahontas by Simon van de Passe Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March was a Virginia Indian

Why Is Pocahontas Such an Important Historical Figure?

Legendary American Indian Powhatan princess Pocahantas (also known as Lady Rebecca & Rebecca Rolfe during her travels in England).

In 1616 Pocahontas came to England.  Did she visit Heacham in Norfolk, where her husband's family came from? My feature in Eastern Daily Press 'Weekend' section.

In 1616 Pocahontas came to England. Did she visit Heacham in Norfolk, where her husband's family came from? My feature in Eastern Daily Press 'Weekend' section.

Gather information on Virginia tobacco planter and colonial official John Rolfe, the husband of Pocahontas, on Biography.com.

Gather information on Virginia tobacco planter and colonial official John Rolfe, the husband of Pocahontas, on Biography.com.

pocahontas facial reconstruction - Google Search

pocahontas facial reconstruction - Google Search

Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan (also known as Wahunsenacawh), the powerful chief of the Algonquian Indians in the Tidewater region of Virginia.

Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan (also known as Wahunsenacawh), the powerful chief of the Algonquian Indians in the Tidewater region of Virginia.

John Gadsby Chapman: “Baptism of Pocahontas”,  1840, oil on canvas, Dimensions; 365.76 cm by 548.64 cm (144.00 in by 216.00 in).

John Gadsby Chapman - Baptism of Pocahontas - 1840 - Rotunda, Capitol, Washington D. Pocahontas christened Lady Rebecca, before her marriage to John Rolfe, 1614

John Rolfe (1585 - 1622) - Find A Grave Photos

Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan confederacy, married English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia. Their marriage helped ensure peace between the Jamestown settlers and the Powhatan Indians for several years.

Statua di Pocahontas a Jamestown

Pocahontas Biography for Kids – The Savior of John Smith and Wife of John Rolfe

Pocahontas, daughter of Powhatan, a powerful chief of the Algonquian Indians, married John Rolfe on April 5, 1614.

Pocahontas, daughter of Powhatan, a powerful chief of the Algonquian Indians, married John Rolfe on April pocahontas-pride

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