Rolfe

[ rolf ]
/ rɒlf /

noun

John, 1585–1622, English colonist in Virginia (husband of Pocahontas).

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Rolfe
/ (rɒlf) /

noun

Frederick William, also known as Baron Corvo . 1860–1913, British novelist. His best-known work is Hadrian the Seventh (1904)
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