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  1. King Charles II granted the Charter of Carolina in 1663 for land south of the British Colony of Virginia and north of Spanish Florida.He granted the land to eight lords proprietor, namely Edward, Earl of Clarendon; George, Duke of Albemarle; William, Lord Craven; John, Lord Berkeley; Anthony, Lord Ashley; Sir George Carteret; Sir William Berkeley; and Sir John Colleton.

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  2. King Charles II granted the Charter of Carolina in 1663 for land south of the British Colony of Virginia and north of Spanish Florida.He granted the land to eight lords proprietor, namely Edward, Earl of Clarendon; George, Duke of Albemarle; William, Lord Craven; John, Lord Berkeley; Anthony, Lord Ashley; Sir George Carteret; Sir William Berkeley; and Sir John Colleton.

  3. Mar 21, 2021 · On April 10, 1606, King James I (ruled 1566–1625) issued a charter creating two companies for Virginia, one based in London and one in Plymouth, to settle all of the land between the Passamaquoddy Bay in Maine and the Cape Fear River in North Carolina. Plymouth would get the north half and London the south.

  4. South CarolinaColony: The South Carolina Colony was founded in 1663 by English Colonists. The colony was originally part of the Carolina Colony. A single government ruled the Carolina’s until 1712 when there was a separate government established in the north. In 1719 the Crown purchased the South Carolina territory from the absent ...

  5. Maryland was founded in 1633 by Lord Baltimore, among others. Virginia was founded in 1607 by John Smith at Jamestown. North Carolina was founded in 1653 by Virginian Colonists. South Carolina was founded in 1663 by English Colonists. Georgia was founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe. Maryland was named for Queen Henrietta Maria of England.

  6. Aug 02, 2020 · The colony of Rhode Island was founded between 1636 and 1642 by five separate and combative groups, most of whom had been expelled or left the Massachusetts Bay colony for disputative reasons. The colony was first named "Roodt Eylandt" by Dutch trader Adriaen Block (1567–1627), who had explored that area for the Netherlands.

  7. The 13 Colonies. Click on a colony to learn more about it. Back to 13 Colonies article

  8. May 25, 2021 · First to successfully cultivate tobacco in Colony; married Pocohontas. Capt. John Smith (1579-1631) England: 1607: Jamestown Settlement: Founded the Jamestown settlement in 1607 Alexander Spotswood (c1676-1740) Morocco/England: bef. 1710: Spotsylvania: Appointed Lt. Governor of Virginia in 1710, founded the first Germanna Colony in 1714. Col ...

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