Rebecca Rolfe

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a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617)

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The ways in which she continues to express loyalty to her people throughout her life, dealt with damningly by Leo Killsback, show up as, at best, endearing quirks in the otherwise authoritatively converted Rebecca Rolfe.
Which famous Indian, also known as Rebecca Rolfe, died in Gravesend in Kent?
After she was kidnapped, baptized, and married to John Rolfe, she became known as Lady Rebecca Rolfe. According to Allen, she had yet another name, Amonute, which denotes her standing as "an initiate and a powerful practitioner of the Dream-Vision People, a shaman-priestess in modern terms."
He married Pocahontas after she converted to Christianity She became Rebecca Rolfe and had his son.