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Lady Temperance Flowerdew Yeardley


Lady Temperance Flowerdew Yeardley of Jamestown Virginia Lady Yeardley, wife of Virginia Governor Sir George Yeardley
Temperance Flowerdew sailed aboard the Faulcon during the third supply to Jamestown at about the age of 13, surviving a tempest and landing in the summer of 1609 just in time to suffer the "Starving Time" of the ensuing winter.

The daughter of Anthony Flowerdew and Martha Stanley, she was one of about 20 women to venture to the new world. After surviving the starving and more perils to come, she marries George Yeardley after he is knighted by King James and appointed Royal Governor, and lives in Jamestown until her death in 1628


As Royal Governor of Virginia, Sir George Yeardley reorganized the government to become a bicameral legislation, and presided over the first General Assembly in July 1619. Be entertained and educated in a personal, humorous, and interactive experience
of life in early Jamestown.
LADY YEARDLEY IS APPEARING AT HISTORIC JAMESTOWN September 25
Milady aboard the Godspeed in 2007
Lady Yeardley gives presentations on the life and times of the early settlers to the new world. Capable of discussing virtually anything pertaining to early 1600's times and tribulations in Jamestown, Virginia, Lady Temperance Flowerdew Yeardley educates and entertains with storytelling and music in a first person account of the time.

Have you ever heard the real story of John Smith and Pochahontas?
Hear Lady Yeardley disperse a first person account of the true story!

Lady Yeardleys presentations can be tailored to suit audiences of children or adults.

Musical numbers are performed using the octave mandolin,
penny whistle and Irish drum.


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