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Sir William Berkeley and the Forging of Colonial Virginia

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Sir William Berkeley (1605-1677) influenced colonial Virginia more than any other man of his era. An Oxford-educated playwright, soldier, and diplomat, Berkeley won appointment as governor of Virginia in 1641 after a decade in the court of King Charles I: Between his arrival in James-town the following year and his death, Berkeley became Virginia's leading politician and p ...more
Hardcover, 290 pages
Published October 14th 2004 by Louisiana State University Press (first published 2004)
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