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Taking over from his brother, Opechancanough established himself as the chiefdom’s de facto ruler and began planning a long-term strategy to expel the English from his territories.
Opechancanough did not expect a single day’s attack, even such a well-executed one, would succeed in expelling the English straight away.
Opechancanough’s strategy was therefore based on achieving a victory so crushing that the English could not possibly recover.
The "break" in the war came with the daring capture of Opechancanough himself by Governor Berkeley.
The war with Opechancanough continued throughout the fall and winter of 1644 and into the spring of 1645.
The raid was successful: Opechancanough was captured and brought back to Jamestown.
"No, she was not Powhattan's daughter; I tell you that Opechancanough was her father," rejoined the other with some warmth.From Farm House to the White House|William M. Thayer
But Opechancanough would go to Uttamussac, to the temple and the dead kings.By order of the company|Mary Johnston