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Sir William Berkeley

Governor of Virginia

by Phelan Powell

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Berkeley, William, Sir, 1608-1677 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Berkeley, William, Sir, 1608-1677,
    • Governors -- Virginia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Bacon"s Rebellion, 1676 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Governors,
    • Bacon"s Rebellion, 1676,
    • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 76) and index.

      StatementPhelan Powell.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesColonial leaders
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF229.B53 P69 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782422M
      ISBN 100791061167, 0791061175
      LC Control Number00031565


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Elizabeth married Sir Richard BERKELEY Knight on in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. Other marriages: FITZ JAMES, John Knight. They had the following children: M i Sir John BERKELEY Knight was born and died 28 Jun M ii Sir Maurice BERKELEY Knight was born and died F iii Anne BERKELEY was born Sir William Berkeley was a highly educated courtier in the regime of Charles I, then twice governor of Virginia.

1 As governor, he stacked the Council and House of Burgesses with Royalist planters then institutionalized race-based slavery in and Prior to that time in Virginia, Native American and Africans were theoretically forced laborers; legally classified as indentured.

The Papers of Sir William Berkeley, Sir William Berkeley, Warren M. Billings, Maria E. Kimberly Library of Virginia, - Literary Criticism - pages. Sir William Berkeley, the author of the following "Discourse," by a Royal Commission of Charles I.,assumed the Governorship of Virginia in His early life had been that of the young English noble of his time and he came to Virginia with all the instincts and the peculiar morality of his class; and with an intense love of England and.

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