Kieran Doherty



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Sea Venture: Shipwreck, Sur...

3.90 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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William Howard Taft: Americ...

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2004
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Andrew Jackson: America's 7...

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Back from the Abyss: The Au...

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John F. Kennedy: America's ...

4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2005
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Ronald Reagan: America's 40...

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William Bradford: Rock of P...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Puritans, Pilgrims, And Mer...

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William Penn

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Explorers, Missionaries, An...

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1999
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“In exchange, he was given a note “with the armes of Englande testifying the receipt therof.”24 Because of the size of his investment—£50, or roughly $10,000 in modern money, compared with the single share price of £12 10s (12 pounds, 10 shillings), or about $2,500 in modern terms—and because of his legal background, he was also appointed to the Virginia Council, the group of men whose job it would be to oversee operations of the colony from London.”
Kieran Doherty, Sea Venture: Shipwreck, Survival, and the Salvation of the First English Colony in the New World

“Sir George, meanwhile, remained on the ship’s poop, conning the vessel. As the morning hours passed, the storm abated slightly. Suddenly, the admiral jumped to his feet. He wiped the driving rain from his face and stared ahead, hoping his tired eyes were not deceiving him. Suddenly, Somers cried a word that brought amazement, and then joy, to all on the struggling ship. “Land!” he cried. “Land!”
Kieran Doherty, Sea Venture: Shipwreck, Survival, and the Salvation of the First English Colony in the New World

“The spy also warned his monarch that the English would set about converting the Indians not to the Roman Catholic faith, but to the hated Protestant faith. “The preparations they are making here are the most urgent they know how to make, for they have seen to it that the ministers, in their sermons, stress the importance of filling the world with their religion.… In this way a good sum of money is being collected.”
Kieran Doherty, Sea Venture: Shipwreck, Survival, and the Salvation of the First English Colony in the New World

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