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When was Roanoke Island discovered?

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Roanoke Island was discovered in 1585.
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Who discovered Roanoke Island?

Sir Walter Raleigh

Who supported Roanoke island colony?

Sir Walter Raleigh financed the first Roanoke settlement with Ralph Lane and Richard Grenville leading the expedition. John White commanded the second attempt to establish a c

What was The Nickname of the Roanoke Island Colony?

"The Lost Colony", because groups of people attempting to establish it either abandoned the settlement or DISAPPEARED!!!

Why was Roanoke island established?

Was established has an economic venture.

What is a reason for failure of Roanoke Island?

The ships still hadn't returned, and food was running out, plus the poor growing season that year had left the Native Americans with little or nothing to share.