America and West Indies
May 1620


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'America and West Indies: May 1620', Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 1: 1574-1660 (1860), pp. 23-24. URL: Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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May 1620

May 15.Proclamation. Captain Roger North, and his fellow adventurers having contrary to command, secretly embarked for the intended plantation near the river Amazon, the King declares his utter mis-like of their rash and insolent attempt, revokes any commission they may pretend to hold from His Majesty, and commands their immediate return and surrender, or their seizure by any vessels that may meet with them. Printed. [Proclamations, Jac. I., No. 80.]
May 22.
St. John's.
Sir Fras. Lovell to Sec. Naunton. Attended the King on Saturday last, with the rest of the Amazon Company, and then yielded to such a resignation as His Majesty should devise. Being a recusant, and not able to appear at Court under penalty of 100l., requests warrant for his protection. [DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I., Vol. CXV., No. 51, Cal. p. 147.]