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Sir Edmund Andros

Sir Edmund Andros

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 24 Feb 1714 (aged 76)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Soho, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Plot Churchyard (exact site no longer known)
Memorial ID 23374 · View Source
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Colonial Governor. Served as Royal Governor of New York from 1674 to 1681, of New Plymouth, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Colonies from 1686 to 1689, and of Virginia from 1692 to 1698. He co-founded William and Mary College in 1692. he was a highly unpopular governor of the dominion of New England, leading to his seizure and arrest by the people of Boston in 1689. In 1692 became governor of Virginia before reurning to England (additional information by Robert Barnstable).

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23374
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Edmund Andros (6 Dec 1637–24 Feb 1714), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23374, citing St Anne Churchyard, Soho, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .