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Although there are cases of happy marriages between Europeans and Indians, the popular legend of Pocahontas ignores the fact of her unwilling capture by the English which resulted in her marriage to John Rolfe (not John Smith, as suggested in the Disney movie). Ralph Hamor's 1614 book "A True Discourse", includes this account of Pocahontas' capture:
...to James Towne she was brought, a messenger to her father forthwith dispached to advertise him, that his only daughter was in the hands & possession of the English, there to be kept til such time as he would ransome her with our men, swords, pieces & other tools treacerhously taken from us: the news was unwelcome, and troublesome to him, pertly for the love he bare to his daughter, and partly for the love he bare to our men his prisoners...
A True Discourse of the Present State of Virginia, and the successe of the affaires there till the 18th of June, 1614, Raphe Hamor the younger, William Weley, London, 1615.