Virginia, on the East Coast of America became an English colony in Shakespeare's time - but only the coastal areas were settled quickly.

In 1609, William Strachey, while shipwrecked in Bermuda en route to Virginia, wrote a letter that probably inspired the shipwreck scenario for The Tempest.

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