Let’s Talk History 56: The Third Anglo-Powhatan War of 1644–1646


Led by Opechancanough, the Powhatan attack English colonists in their last rebellion before the capture and killing of Opechancanough in 1646, beginning the disintegration of the Powhatan Confederacy. Successor of Opechancanough and werowance (chief) of the Pamunkey tribe, Necotowance accepts peace conditions of the Virginia General Assembly, which include: the establishment of expanded English territory as well as Native American and English land boundaries, and the designation of Necotowance and future Native chiefs as “Kings of the Indians” and as appointed by colonial governors selected by the English king

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