Po·ca·hon·tas (pō′kə-hŏntəs) Originally Matoaka. 1595?-1617.
Powhatan princess who befriended the English colonists at Jamestown and is said to have saved Capt. John Smith from execution by her people. She married the colonist John Rolfe (1614) and later traveled to England, where she died.
(click for a larger image)Pocahontas
after a 1616 engraving by Simon van de Passe
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