The Dashing Devil
Facts About John Smith :
John Smith was once a English soldier, serving his country, also was an author & explorer. He was knighted for his services to Sigismund Bathory, Prince of Transylvania and his friend Mózes Székely. John Smith's books & maps were considered extremely important in encouraging & supporting English colonization of the new world. He was a leader of the Virginia colony between September 1608 & August 1609 & led an exploration along the rivers of Virginia & the Chesapeake Bay.