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Vaucluse

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Vaucluse is the story of the struggle for freedom versus the fight against emancipation during a period of great turmoil in Barbados.

Vaucluse is the story of the struggle for freedom versus the fight against emancipation during a period of great turmoil in Barbados. It is 1816 and the planters are determined to maintain their enviable lifestyles. Many plantations are heavily indebted and are going into Chancery. Henry Peter Simmons, owner of the prosperous Vaucluse plantation, claims that “the negro is not yet fitted for his freedom” and fights against abolition.