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Sunday, June 10, 2012


As late as 1670 Virginians thought of themselves as Englishman. Here is a petition: "Ye Petitioner humbly prays that since the said Biggs hath herein neglected the performance of his duty, unbecoming a good Christian, a loyall subject, and true Englishman..." Source: Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. X, p. 376.

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