George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of Chicken George; George marries Matilda, a preacher's daughter, and fathers many children; Tom Lea loses a wager with an Englishman and sells George to save his farm.
Did You Know?
At around 1835, the character "Chicken" George Moore, a rooster fighting trainer, is in a rooster fight between his master and two two English rooster fighting owners. George's rooster loses and dies and in order to settle the bet, George is sold off to the two English men and moves to England for the next 14 years to be their slave
But, England outlawed slavery in 1825, so how could he be a slave there for 14 years?
It is known that he isn't freed in England because he has to come back to America in order to gain his freedom from Master Moore's will. See more