A new look at a 425-year-old map, painted by Roanoke colonist leader John White, has yielded a tantalizing clue about the fate of the Lost Colony, the settlers who disappeared from Britain's Roanoke Island in the late 16th century.
Cannibalism in Jamestown: Colonists most likely ate the brain of a 14-year-old girl after she had died, probably of starvation during the winter of 1609-1610. The colonists were badly prepared for winter conditions in the new world at Jamestown. Most starved or died of disease and cold. Archaeologists announced today the "first solid evidence" that some 17th-century American colonists consumed one another.
Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken English throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims