a company, chartered in England in 1606 to establish colonies in America, that founded Jamestown, Va., in 1607.
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How to use London Company in a sentence
In 1616 he wrote to the London Company urging the culture of the grape as a possible source of revenue for the new colony.The Grapes of New York | U. P. Hedrick
In 1620 the London Company made plans to abolish the magazine and open the trade to the public.Tobacco in Colonial Virginia | Melvin Herndon
Thus the London Company, from the very outset, found itself face to face with a difficulty which it could never surmount.The Planters of Colonial Virginia | Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The London Company made a provision that each new settlement should become a parish with its own rector.Religious Life of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century | George MacLaren Brydon
King James became dissatisfied with the independent attitude of the London Company and personally secured its dissolution in 1624.Religious Life of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century | George MacLaren Brydon