Presented by Sarah Fraser
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Lecture begins at 7:00 PM
Henry Stuart, Prince of Wales, was a prince of global vision. Though he never saw the sea until he was 10 years old, when he was given a ship in 1603, it was love at first sight. Hailed as “Protector of Virginia,” Henry invested in the 1607 expedition of the Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery. The Jamestown voyage established the first permanent British settlement in America. Henry planned to sail to the New World to help establish and grow the fledgling colony. Renowned Scottish author and historian Sarah Fraser thinks history would have been very different had he lived past the age of 18.
Sarah Fraser has lived in the Highlands of Scotland for over thirty years, having married into Clan Fraser not once, but twice. She has a PhD in bawdy Gaelic verse from the University of Edinburgh, and is also the author of The Last Highlander: Scotland’s Most Notorious Clan Chief, Rebel, and Double Agent, which won the 2012 Saltire First Book of the Year Prize, and was a New York Times ebook bestseller.