This book discusses the composition of the Lost Colony of 1587, the conditions on Roanoke Island, and the activities of the English colonists after landing there. The author speculates about what happened to the colonists between 1587 and 1590 and offers his conclusion to their fate.
About the Author
David Beers Quinn (1909-2002) authored more than thirty books on the history of early European exploration of North America. He earned a Ph.D. from King's College, London. Dr. Quinn taught at several institutions throughout his distinguished career: University of Southampton (1934-1939); Queens University, Belfast (1939-1944); University College, Swansea (1944-1957); and University of Liverpool (1957-1993).