(Bounty Day on Norfolk Island is the Anniversary of Pitcairn Landing on Norfolk Island on the 8th of June 2016. The Pitcairners were the descendants of the infamous English sailors of mutiny (rebellion) on the Bounty fame and the Tahitian women who, under their leader Fletcher Christian began a new life on isolated Pitcairn Island. After outgrowing tiny Pitcairn the community, Queen Victoria gave Norfolk Island to the 8 island families, 194 islanders arrived on the Morayshire in 1856.)
HISTORY OF THE MUTINY
IN 1789 the infamous sadist Bligh was in command of H.M.S. Director and became caught up in a chain-reaction mutiny involving the entire fleet of Nore. Bligh was relieved of his command and put ashore.
NORFOLK ISLAND—Not Mutiny(proven)…but rebellion against tyranny
History now reveals that Norfolk Island descendants as decent folks who had no choice but to rebel against the malevolence of their ship’s Captain, William Bligh. They were exonerated for their rebellion and never found guilty of Bligh’s charge of Mutiny. This is the fact of the matter. They were give Pitcairn Island and later Norfolk Island by Queen Victoria to make amends. Continue reading