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Ferdinando Gorges and New England.
Charles Malcolm MacInnes
Written in English
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In , Mason and Sir Ferdinando Gorges received a patent from the Council for New England for all the territory lying between the Merrimack and Kennebec rivers. Asked in Founding Fathers. In , Gorges leased to George Cleeve and Richard Tucker "a neck of land called Machegonne," now Portland. The royal charter of the Province of Maine to Sir Ferdinando Gorges by Charles II, designed to confirm the allotment made to Gorges in the division of the Patent for New England, was granted in
GORGES, Sir Ferdinando (c. ) and others. America Painted to the Life. The true history of The Spaniards Proceedings in the Conquests of the Indians As also, Of the Original Undertakings of the Advancement of Plantations into those parts; With a perfect Relation of our English Discoveries More especially, an absolute Narrative of the North parts of America, and of the . I, Ferdinando Gorges, the entituled author of a late book called 'America painted to the life', am injured in that additional part, called "Sion's Saviour in New England' (as written by Sir Ferdinando Gorges [publisht since his decease, by his grand-child Ferdinando Gorges esquire]) that being none of his, and formerly printed in another name.
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 Sir Ferdinando Gorges’s love for Maine was ignited one fine summer day in July , when a small ship, the Archangell, put in at Dartmouth Harbor on England’s southwest coast. The ship’s captain, George Waymouth, then in his early 20s, had just returned from a voyage to the New World. During a courtesy call on Sir Ferdinando, who commanded the fort at the neighboring port of Plymouth.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacInnes, C.M. (Charles Malcolm), Ferdinando Gorges and New England.
[Bristol] Sir Ferdinando Gorges, (born c. probably at Wraxall, Somerset, Eng.—diedLong Ashton, Gloucestershire), British proprietary founder of Maine, who promoted, though unsuccessfully, the colonization of New England along aristocratic lines.
After a colourful military career in his early manhood, during which he was knighted (), Gorges’ life after was dominated by attempts. Among those who had got grants of land on Massachusetts Bay was Robert Gorges, Sir Ferdinando’s second son, and in he sent him over to assert authority as governor general of New England.
There went with him Captain Francis West—of the De Ia Warr family so much interested in Virginia—to assert authority over the fishermen and various. Gorges regained his command on the accession to the throne of James I inand it was after returning to Plymouth that he developed his interest in colonization.
In Gorges met George Weymouth, who had returned from New England with five Native Americans. Gorges kept three of them in his household in order to learn about the New World. In Mason and Gorges, being friends, agreed to divide the province of Maine between them, and Mason called his part New Hampshire, after the county of Hampshire in England, of which he was fond.
Mason and Gorges each now had an enormous tract of land, but they wanted still more. Will of Sir Ferdinando Gorges. Genealogical notes on the family of Gorges. The literary work of Ferdinando Gorges. Sketch of Thomas Gorges. Will of Thomas Gorges. Documents relating to the proceedings taken by Ferdinando Gorges, esq., for the recovery of the province of Maine.
The letters of Sir Ferdinando Gorges, v. : Ferdinando Gorges. Sir Ferdinando Gorges (–), the "Father of English Colonization in North America", was an early English colonial entrepreneur and founder of the Province of Maine in Curiously, he never set foot on American en: Robert Gorges.
America Painted to the Life, book published in London,by Ferdinando Gorges Esq., grandson of Ferdinando Gorges. Ferdinando Gorges's son was Robert Gorges, Governor-General of New England from –But Robert Gorges was seen with some suspicion by American colonists, who were skeptical of Gorges' almost feudal idea of governance and settlement, and ultimately Gorges returned Died: 24 May Ashton Phillips, Somerset, England.
Ferdinando Gorges Edit Profile governor pioneer Soldier 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.
Get this from a library. Gorges of Plymouth Fort; a life of Sir Ferdinando Gorges, Captain of Plymouth Fort, Governor of New England, and Lord of the Province of Maine. [Richard A Preston]. Gorges and several of his Plymouth Company associates next formed the Council for New England, which by royal patent of 3 November was granted the territory between 40 and 48 degrees north, roughly from modern Philadelphia in the south to St John's, Newfoundland, in the north.
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).
[America Painted to the Life, by Ferdinando Gorges, Esq. (4to, –9), is a series of pamphlets edited by John's son. One of these, A Briefe Narration of the Originall Undertakings of the Advancement of Plantations into the Parts of America, especially showing the Beginning, Progress, and Continuance of that of New England, by Sir Ferdinando Gorges, is the basis of all other accounts of.
Sir Ferdinando Gorges, as principal proprietor and president of the Council for New England, controlled much of New England, outside jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was also proprietor of (what later became) the state of Maine.
In the area of Massachusetts, though, Gorges's claims overlapped with those of William Alexander. Just when the Pilgrims were trying to establish New Plymouth, an English war veteran named Ferdinando Gorges claimed that he and a group of.
Ferdinando Gorges. 21. Gorges sent his nephew, William Gorges, to New England in to serve as governor of his patent, and a large contingent of families from England and Scotland came with the nephew. It is probable that Richard Nason was among the settlers brought over by Gorges in Author: Douglas W.
Chase. Sir Ferdinando Gorges (–), the "Father of English Colonization in North America",  was an early English colonial entrepreneur and founder of the Province of Maine inalthough Gorges himself never set foot in the New World. Biography. Gorges was born in Ashton Phillips, Somerset, England, descended from a cadet branch of the Russells of Kingston Russell, Dorset, which had.
3 From Ferdinando Gorges, "A Description of New England," in America Painted to the Life an absolute Narrative of the North parts of America, and of the Discoveries and Plantations of our English in Virginia, New-England, and Barbados () Brand: University of Massachusetts Press.
I, Ferdinando Gorges, the entituled author of a late book called 'America painted to the life', am injured in that additional part, called 'Sion's Saviour in New England' (as written by Sir Ferdinando Gorges [publisht since his decease, by his grand-child Ferdinando Gorges esquire]) that being none of his, and formerly printed in another name.
Lord proprietor of the province of Maine in New England. From the description of Sir Ferdinando Gorges grant from Charles I, Apr. 3. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: Gorges, Raymond, or Papers compiled by Raymond Gorges for a book on the Gorges family [manuscript], (bulk Gorges of Plymouth Fort: A Life of Sir Fernando Gorges, Captain of Plymouth Fort, Governor of New England, and Lord of the Province of Maine [Richard Arthur Preston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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