Sir Ferdinando Gorges, 1566-1647

naval and military commander, Father of English Colonization in America.
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Gorges, Ferdinando, Sir, 1565?-1647., Maine -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-

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StatementIllustrated by Cecile Newbold.
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LC ClassificationsF23 .F95
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Pagination24 p.
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Open LibraryOL6129871M
LC Control Number53000243
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Sir Ferdinando Gorges (c. – 24 Sir Ferdinando Gorges ) was a naval and military commander and governor of the important port of Plymouth in England. He was involved in Essex's Rebellion against the Queen, but escaped punishment by testifying against the main conspirators.

His early involvement in English trade with and settlement of North America as well as his efforts in founding the Province Born: c.

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a| Sir Ferdinando Gorges York. Dec 09,  · GORGES, Sir Ferdinando (c. ) and others. (Wing J), to form the third part of this book, as if it too had been written by Sir Ferdinando. The following year, the latter's grandson took out an advertisement in Mercurius Publicus in order to denounce the injury.

RARE IN FINE AND COMPLETE CONDITION. Sir Ferdinando Gorges was an English soldier and colonial pioneer, proprietary founder of Maine, who promoted, though unsuccessfully, the colonization of New England along aristocratic lines.

Sir Ferdinando Gorges,Naval and Military Commander: Father of English Colonization in America About FAQ Mobile Version. Feb 16,  · Sir Ferdinando Gorges,naval and military commander, Father of English Colonization in America Gorges, Ferdinando, Sir, ?, Maine -- History -- Colonial period, ca.

Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN jacksonmealsmatter.com: A majority of the surviving ruins appear to date from the late Cmid C17, when the Gorges family lived there. Sir Ferdinando Gorges (c) was governor of Plymouth and formed two companies to colonise New England.

He founded the settlement of New Plymouth in and became the first Governor of Maine in Nov 22,  · GORGES, Sir FERDINANDO (?–), naval and military commander, governor of Plymouth, the ‘father of English colonisation in America,’ of a family said to have been settled in Somersetshire from the time of Henry I, and holding estates in the parish of Wraxall from the time of Edward II, was the younger son of Edward Gorges of Wraxall.

Sir Ferdinando Gorges (c) - English colonizer and Lord Proprietor of the Province of Maine. He had been knighted for services rendered to Henri IV, king of France, during the French Religious wars. He held then for many years the position of military Governor of Plymouth.

Nov 29,  · GORGES, SIR FERDINANDO (c. –), English colonial pioneer in America and the founder of Maine, was born in Somersetshire, England, probably in From youth both a soldier and a sailor, he was a prisoner in Spain at the age of twenty-one, having been captured by a ship of the Spanish Armada.

Gorges, Sir Ferdinando (gôr`jĭz), c–, English colonizer, proprietor of Maine Maine, largest of the New England states of the NE United States.

It is bordered by New Hampshire (W), the Canadian provinces of Quebec (NW) and New Brunswick (NE), the Bay of Fundy (E), and the Atlantic Ocean (the Gulf of Maine; SE).

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Ferdinando Gorges was by blood in the male line a member of the Russell family of Kingston Russell, Dorset and of Dyrham in Gloucestershire, an early member of which was Sir John Russell (died c. ) of Kingston Russell, a household knight of King John (–), and of the young King Henry III (–), to whom he also acted as steward.

Sir Ferdinando Gorges (c. – 24 May ) was a naval and military commander and governor of the important port of Plymouth in England.

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His early involvement in English trade with and settlement of North America as well as his efforts in founding the Province of Maine in.

Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. The story of a family through eleven centuries, illustrated by portraits and pedigrees, being a history of the family of Gorges. Saved in: Bibliographic Details; The pedigree of Sir Ferdinando Gorges Author: Brown, Frederick, Get this from a library.

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The majority of the surviving ruins appear to date from the late Cmid C17, when the Gorges family lived there. Sir Ferdinando Gorges (c) was governor of Plymouth and formed two companies to colonise New England. He founded the settlement of New Plymouth in and became the first Governor of Maine in Sir Ferdinando Gorges (c) English colonizer and Lord Proprietor of the Province of Maine.

He had been knighted for services rendered to Henri IV, king of France, during the French Religious wars. He held then for many years the position of military Governor of Plymouth.

He returned in and resumed his fur trading but was again brought to court in and sent to England. There he was employed by Sir Ferdinando Gorges Gorges, Sir Ferdinando, c–, English colonizer, proprietor of Maine. Impressed by Smith's accomplishments, a wealthy English merchant, Sir Ferdinando Gorges (–), sent him on two additional voyages of exploration.

Neither was successful. On the first trip Smith was forced to turn back when his ship lost its mast in a storm. Captain Robert Gorges set out from Horton in Somersetshire in to Wessegusset, now called Weymouth, MA.

John Balch was a member of this colony and went to Naumkeag when the settlement was abondoned two years later. Sir Ferdinando Gorges (?), English soldier, mariner, and colonizer, born in Long Ashton, Somersetshire.

Arable, in E. Coker, held of Sir Wm. Courtenay, knight, of his manor of East Coker. John Balche was William's heir.

William also had 1 messuage, 20 acres land, meadows and pasture, w appertenances, m Witencombe, Co. Somerset. Held of Wm Pkteee. More Pykkeseighe. Also land in Aldn, Fydington, Nicholas Balch - "well born" lead a quiet and.

Book traversal links for List of Illustrations His grandfather and Sir Ferdinando Gorges the elder (–) were brothers. Little conveniently accessible information is to be found about Ferdinando Gorges the petitioner and grandson of Sir Ferdinando, though diligent research could.

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Names prominent in Maine's colonial history include those of Sir Ferdinando Gorges (jacksonmealsmatter.comd, – ), the founder and proprietor of the colony; Sir William Phips ( – 95), who became the first American knight for his recovery of a Spanish treasure, later serving as royal governor of Massachusetts; and Sir William Pepperrell ( The threads are unusual, to say the least, to stay bright and shiny for almost a century.

Not only is the silk cover from a bygone era. The photos of the Yangtze Gorges are now but a memory held only in the photos as the giant dam on the Yangtze has flooded most if not all of the area where Mennie photographed the scenes in the book.

Coulmbia encyclopedia says of him " Sir Ferdinando Gorges, circaEnglish colonizer, proprietor of Maine. He was knighted () for his services to Henry IV of France in the French Wars of Religion and was subsequently (, ) military governor of Plymouth, England.Sir Ferdinando Gorges () was an English soldier and colonizer, born in Somersetshire, entered the army at an early age, and distinguished himself in the French wars.

He became interested in the New World, and was a member of the Plymouth Company, to which, together with the London Company, permission to establish settlements was.Colonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History captures it all: the people, institutions, ideas, events, and the creation of the first three hundred years of American history.