List of Colonists at Roanoke
The names of all the men, women and children, which safely arrived in Virginia, and remained to inhabit there. 1587.
Anno Regni Reginae Elizabethae 29.
From The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation: Made by Sea Or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at Any Time Within the Compasse of These 1600 Yeeres
|John White - Governor
By Richard Hakluyt, Published in 1904, Page 403
Books about Roanoke
I used these first two books extensively while writing the article about Roanoke. Since John Smith was probably the only man who knew for sure what happened to the colony I included his writings as well.
||The Lost Colony of Roanoke
By Jean Fritz / Putnam Juvenile
The creators of Leonardo's Horse, an ALA Notable Book, again combine their masterful talents to illuminate a tragic piece of history that still fascinates Americans today--the disappearance of 115 colonists in 1587, who seemingly vanished without a trace. Full color.
||Roanoke: The Lost Colony: An Unsolved Mystery From History
By Jane Yolen / Simon & Schuster Trade Sales
Solve one of the unsolved mysteries in history! Learn the facts about Roanoke Colony in this delicatelly illustrated book that follows a young sleuth's notes as she learns about the lost colony. "Sticky notes" provide definitions of unusual or historical words, while "notebook" paper provides historical background and other relevant notes. Read carefully and check your clues. You might be the first to solve a puzzle that has baffled people for years! 32 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
||Captain John Smith: Writings
By James Horn / Library of America
One of the truly legendary figures of American history, the soldier, explorer, and colonist Captain John Smith was a vivid and prolific chronicler of the beginnings of English settlement in the New World. This Library of America volume brings together seven of his works, along with 16 additional narratives by other writers, that recount firsthand the tragic, harrowing, and dramatic events of the settlement of Roanoke and Jamestown.