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Coffin / Coffen,  FNU -- Grenville 15 


Grenville 15 

The first colony which has been called a military colony due to no women or children being involved, needed supplies so Grenville, who was in charge; returned to England for supplies. While he was gone, Drake stopped in the area of Roanoke Island and he offered the military colonists supplies and a ship, but before the supplies could be 

unloaded a storm hit and they lost that ship, Drake offered another of his ships, but they asked to be returned to England. Drake complied leaving the fort empty. A few days later, Grenville arrived with supplys for the colony. 

Finding no one there Grenville left 15 men at the fort. 


Write up extracted from: 

Coffin Research File

Coffin / Coffen,  FNU -- Grenville 15 


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