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  Edmund Andros
Andros' reign in New England was that of a despot.
While Andros was at the height of his power a copy of the declaration of the Prince of Orange to the English people reached the colony.
Andros arrested the messenger that brought it, but he could not arrest the wild shout of joy that rang from one settlement to another, from the ocean shore to the river valley.
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  Edmund Andros - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Edmund Andros (December 6, 1637 - February 24, 1714), was an early colonial governor in North America, and head of the short-lived Dominion of New England.
Andros was born in London on December 6, 1637, son of Amice Andros, an adherent of Charles I, and the royal bailiff of the island of Guernsey.
Andros was sent to England for trial in 1690, but was immediately released without trial, and from 1692 until 1698 he was governor of Virginia, but was recalled through the agency of Commissary James Blair, with whom he quarrelled.
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 Andros, Bahamas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andros Island is the largest island of the Bahamas at roughly 2300 square miles (6,000 km²) in area and 104 miles (167 km) long and 40 miles (64 km) wide at its widest point.
The modern name is believed to be in honour of Sir Edmund Andros, Commander of Her Majesty’s Forces in Barbados in 1672 and Governor successively of New York, Massachusetts, and New England.
Andros is also the home of the fabled Chickcharnie, what some believe to be an extinct species of flightless owls.
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 SIR EDMUND ANDROS - LoveToKnow Article on SIR EDMUND ANDROS
son of Amice Andros, an adherent of Charles I., and the royal bailiff of the island of Guernsey.
Andros was sent to England for trial in 1690, but was immediately released without trial, and from 1692 until 1698 he was governor of Virginia, but was recalled through the agency of Commissary James Blair (q.v.), with whom he quarrelled.
In the Hellenistic period Andros was contended for as a frontier-post by the two naval powers of the Aegean Sea, Macedonia and Egypt.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AN/ANDROS_SIR_EDMUND.htm   (620 words)

  
 Edmund Andros Summary
Edmund Andros was born in London on Dec. 6, 1637.
Andros was born in London on December 6, 1637, son of Amice Andros, an adherent of Charles I, and the royal bailiff of the island of Guernsey.
Andros was sent to England for trial in 1690, but was immediately released without trial, and from 1692 until 1698 he was governor of Virginia, but was recalled through the agency of Commissary James Blair, with whom he quarrelled.
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 Interactive State House
As Governor of the Colony of New York, Edmund Andros improved the Colony's defenses and settled a boarder dispute.
At the news of the accession of William and Mary, the Boston colonials rebelled.
Andros was exonerated and went on to become Governor of Virginia (1692-98).
www.mass.gov /statehouse/massgovs/eandros.htm   (220 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Andros, Bahamas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Andros is hit by a hurricane average every two and a half years on average.
Andros, or Andro (Greek:)Άνδρος, an island of the Greek archipelago, the most northerly of the Cyclades, approximately 10 km (6 miles) south east of Euboea, and about 3 km (about 2 miles) north of Tinos.
Andros (Chora or Hora), the capital of the island, is on a headland between two beaches.
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 Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Andros, or Andro, an island of the Greek archipelago, the most northerly ofthe Cyclades, 6 m.
Though enrolled in the Delian League it remained disaffected towards Athens, and in 477 had to be coerced by the establishment of a cleruchy on the island; nevertheless, in 411 Andros proclaimed itsfreedom, and in 408 withstood an Athenian attack.
In the Hellenistic period Andros was contended for as a frontier-post by the two navalpowers of the Aegean Sea, Macedonia and Egypt.
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 USMHWeb13
Andros angered the religious sensibilities of the people of Boston when, in December of 1686, he demanded that the Puritans share their Old South Meeting house with the Anglican congregation.
Andros had been in Pemaquid, Maine on 10 January, 1689 when he received news of the arrival of William and Mary on English soil.
Andros barricaded himself in the fort of Boston, but surrendered when he realized a fight would be futile.
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 Sir Edmund Andros
Sir Edmund Andros (pronounced Andrews) was a tough, take-charge kind of man. When he arrived in Boston in 1686, he was determined to make big changes.
Andros had orders from James II to get rid of the 6 different governments and replace them with one new government called the "Dominion of New England." To do that, he had to take away each colony's individual charter, the legal document that gave each colony its borders and specified how it would be governed.
Andros did persuade the rulers that he was a loyal subject.
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 Connecticut's Heritage Gateway
Andros arrived on October 27, was escorted to the public meeting house, and Treat escorted Andros to the governor's chair.
Andros had his commission as governor read, together with the king's order to annex Connecticut to the Dominion.
Connecticut remained under the arbitrary rule of Andros until the spring of 1689, when news arrived in New England of the Glorious Revolution.
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 Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Andros 6A, assigned to the department's three-man Bomb Squad, showed off its skills and capabilities in the parking lot of the central station on Tuesday.
Though enrolled in the Delian League it remained disaffected towards Athens, and in 477 had to be coerced by the establishment of a cleruchy on the island; nevertheless, in 411 Andros proclaimed its freedom, and in 408 withstood an Athenian attack.
In 200 it was captured by a combined Roman, Pergamene and Rhodian fleet, and remained a possession of Pergamum until the dissolution of that kingdom in 133 BC.
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 Edmund Andros -- Sir Edmund Andros (December 6, 1637 - February 24, 1714), a...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Sir Edmund Andros (December 6, 1637 - February 24, 1714), an early American colonial governor, was the son of Amice Andros, Seigneur of Sausmarez.
Andros served as British colonial governor of New York (1674-1681), New England (1686-1689) including New Hampshire (1687-1689), Virginia (1692-1697), Maryland (1693-1694), and Guernsey (1704-1706).
As the head of the short-lived Dominion of New England, Andros angered the Puritan colonists of Boston by openly affiliating with the Church of England.
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 Edmund Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Sir Edmund Andros (December 6 1637 - February 24 1714) an early American colonial governor was the son of Andros Seigneur of Sausmarez.
Andros was not a popular and at one point was placed under and forced to return to England.
Andros has always had a bit of controversy, if only because he appears as the great symbol of British imperialism in the northern North American colonies.
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 The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1687 Governor Andros and the Charter Oak
Sir Edmund Andros, His Majesty's agent, followed up failure of various strategies by arriving in Hartford with an armed force to seize the Charter.
About six years after Andros was out-generaled at Hartford, his successor in office Benjamin Fletcher, was foiled, at the same place, in his attempts to exercise control over the militia of Connecticut.
Sir Edmund Andros, His Majesty's agent, followed up the failure of various strategies by arriving in Hartford with an armed escort to seize the Charter.
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 Andros: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The caribbean or the west indies is a group of islands in the caribbean sea....
Andros (played by christopher khayman lee) is the leader and red ranger of the power rangers: in space team....
Andros is also the Greek word for Man - relevant in the English language as Anthro- in i.e.
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 The Tribes and the States, Andros
This, of course, did not prevent Andros’ militia from taking control in Connecticut as they had done in the rest of New England, but it helped the secretly-conducted government to impress the people, all the time they were under Andros’ yoke, that their charter was never surrendered, and was therefore still rightfully in force.
Thus Sir Edmund Andros was placed under the New Yorkish dictatorship regime the whole of New England, and, in fact, everything from the Delaware to the Kennebec (with claims east to the St Croix).
Sir Edmund Andros himself was also seized by the crowd, and, as the basement of the town-hall building contained a jail, he was promptly hustled in there, while Bradstreet, the last Puritan governor, was found and hailed as the new governor of Massachusetts, and he was installed in the Province House the next day.
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 Andros Bahamas
Andros Island is the largest of all the Islands (104 miles long and 40 miles wide) but has the smallest population for its size.
Andros is the largest of the Bahama islands, dwarfing the more densely populated New Providence in size almost tenfold.
Andros lies in the Atlantic Ocean and is made up of many islet and cays, comprising a North, Middle and South Bight.
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 Sir Edmund Andros biography
Sir Edmund Andros received a commission to be governor of New England.
About this time, Sir Edmund, with his suite, and more than sixty regular troops, came to Hartford, when the Assembly were sitting, demanded the charter, and declared the government under it to be dissolved.
Andros twice attempted to escape from confinement, and once got as far as Rhode Island, but was captured and brought back.
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 Andros, Sir Edmund articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Andros, Sir Edmund ANDROS, SIR EDMUND [Andros, Sir Edmund], 1637-1714, British colonial governor in America, b.
Lieutenant governor under Sir Edmund Andros, he fled (1689) to England during the revolt in New York led by Jacob Leisler.
There is a tradition that when Sir Edmund Andros, as governor-general of New England, demanded (1687) that the charter of Connecticut be surrendered by the colonists at
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 Definition of andros, bahamas
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 Edmund Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Sir Edmund Andros (December 6, 1637 - February 24, 1714),an early American colonial governor, was the son of Amice Andros,Seigneur of Sausmarez.
Andros was not a popular governor, and at onepoint was placed under arrest and forced to return to England.
As the head of the short-lived Dominion of NewEngland, Andros angered the Puritan colonists of Boston by openly affiliating with the Church ofEngland.
www.therfcc.org /edmund-andros-121813.html   (167 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Commission of Sir Edmund Andros for the Dominion of New England. April 7, 1688
The Avalon Project : Commission of Sir Edmund Andros for the Dominion of New England.
Commission of Sir Edmund Andros for the Dominion of New England.
Bay and New Plymouth and the Provinces of New Hampshire and Maine, the Narragansett Country, otherwise called The Kings Province was very similar in its provisions to this document.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/states/mass06.htm   (483 words)

  
 Stephen Frink 's Bahamas Odyssey
Andros - Andros is the largest of the Bahamian islands, at least in terms of sheer area, yet is sparsely developed relative to size.
The western shore of Andros is primarily mangrove and shallow sand flat, but for watersports enthusiasts, the eastern shore is the prime attraction.
What matters is the quality of the Andros dive experience, and the manner in which accommodations and dive services are delivered.
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 Sir Edmund Andros
ANDROS, Sir Edmund, colonial governor, born in London, England, 6, December 1637 died there, 24 February 1714.
His father was an officer in the royal household, and young Andros was brought up at court.
See Whitmore's "Andros Tracts," with notes and a memoir of Sir Edmund Andros (Boston, 1868); "A Narrative of the Proceedings of Sir Edmund Andros" (Boston, 1691 and 1773);" Collections of the Boston Historical Society " (3d series, vii.
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