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of Honfleur, the Petite Britain, and the Falcon—under the command of Rene — Laudonniere, who was with the former expedition, to the aid and reinforcement of the col many young men of family and fortune, as well as mechanics and laborers.
Laudonniere left Havre-de-Grace on April 22, 1564, reached the coast of Florida in two mof America which Sir Walter Raleigh (q. v.) afterwards tried to colonize.
Laudonniere anchored his ship, landed where Ribault had set up the arms of France, and eturned pirates.
The rich soil was neglected, starvation was threatened, and Laudonniere determined to return to France.
From Sir John Hawkins (see Drake, Sir Frash officer, appeared off the mouth of the St. John with five ships, who told Laudonniere that he was sent by his master, Philip, of Spain, to hang and destroy all Prolina, with about 300 men, they were caught by the Spaniards and massacred.
Laudonniere and a few others escaped from the St. John, and so ended the Huguenot colony