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Governors 1689 to 1715
by John T. Marck



 
 
 

 
 
 

Governors under Royal Government,

1689-1715

 

1689-1690 - John Coode

Leader of the Protestant Associators who seized the government on August 1, 1689.

1691-1692 - Nehemiah Blakiston

Appointed president of the committee for the Government of Maryland when Coode went to England.

1692-1693 - Sir Lionel Copley

1693 - Sir Thomas Lawrence

Served only two weeks until Sir Edmond Andros arrived in Maryland and assumed control of the government.

1693 - Sir Edmond Andros

Stayed in Maryland only ten days before returning to Virginia.

1693-1694 - Colonel Nicholas Greenberry

Appointed president of the council by Andros.

1694 - Sir Edmond Andros

Stayed in Maryland one week.

1694 - Sir Thomas Lawrence

Appointed president of the council by Andros.

1694-1699 - Sir Francis Nicholson

1699-1702 - Colonel Nathaniel Blakiston

1702-1704 - Thomas Tench

Appointed president of the council by Blakiston.

1704-1709 - Colonel John Seymour

1709-1714 - Major General Edward Lloyd

Elected president of the council when Colonel Francis Jenkins, who was a senior member of the council, failed to assert his right in a timely manner.

1714-1715 - John Hart

 

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