Bacon's Rebellion Timeline
Tensions in Virginia Colony mount between Governor George Berkeley and landowner Nathanial Bacon and their supporters.
Bacon's Rebellion; Jamestown is burned in revolt over governor's pro-Native American and early settler's rights.
Nathaniel Bacon, leader of insurrection, dies of dysentery; rebellion fails and Governor Berkeley later executes other leaders.
Governor Berkeley ordered back to England; Sir Herbert Jeffreys becomes governor of Virginia and restores order.