1595?-1617; North American Indian princess: reputed to have saved Captain John Smith from execution: daughter of Powhatan
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.
after a 1616 engraving by Simon van de Passe
- Pocahontas, star of Disney's Pocahontas, is an adventurous girl who uses her sharp wit to help bring peace to her tribe and the Jamestown settlers.
- First thing in the morning, the lines are light and you can encounter Mickey, Donald, Daisy, Pluto, Goofy, Pocahontas and more along the trail.
- The colorful card game features 72 cards, which feature princess favorites, such as Snow White, Ariel, Cinderella, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Sleeping Beauty and Belle.
- On the other hand, there are mares of little or no value as racers who have become the mothers of some of the most celebrated horses on the turf; among them we may cite Queen Mary, Pocahontas and Paradigm.
- We append the pedigree of Blair Athol, winner of the Derby and St Leger in 1864, who, when subsequently sold by auction, fetched the then unprecedented sum of 12,000 guineas, as it contains, not only Stockwell (the emperor of stallions, as he has been termed), but Blink Bonny and Eleanor - in which latter animal are combined the blood of Eclipse, Herod, Matchem and Snap, - the mares that won the Derby in 1801 and 1857 respectively, as well as those queens of the stud, Eleanor's greatgranddaughter Pocahontas and Blink Bonny's dam Queen Mary.