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Episode 1

Season 1 Episode 1 | 51m 23s

In 1619, a new governor arrives in Virginia bearing revolutionary plans for the colony. With him arrive a group of women, destined to marry the beleaguered men. Among them are the sophisticated courtier Jocelyn Woodbryg, farm girl Alice Kett and streetwise Verity Bridges. Faced with a hazardous wilderness and physical hardship, they see the prospect of freedom and adventure.

Aired: 03/05/18

Expired: 03/23/18

Rating: TV-14

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