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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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 SIR EDMUND ANDROS - LoveToKnow Article on SIR EDMUND ANDROS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
ANDROS, or ANDRO, an island of the Greek archipelago, the most northerly of the Cyclades, 6 m.
In the Hellenistic period Andros was contended for as a frontier-post by the two naval powers of the Aegean Sea, Macedonia and Egypt.
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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 hit by a hurricane on average every two and a half years.
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 edmund andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 (1686-89), Virginia (1692-97), Maryland (1693-94), and Guernsey (1704-06).
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 - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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).
The Andros Papers, 1674-1676: Files of the Provincial Secretary of New York During the Administration of Governor Sir Edmund Andros, 1674-1680 (New)
The Andros Papers, 1679-1680: Files of the Provincial Secretary of New York During the Administration of Governor Sir Edmund Andros 1674-1680 (New Y)
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 SIR EDMUND ANDROS - LoveToKnow Article on SIR EDMUND ANDROS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
son of Amice Andros, an adherent of Charles I., and the royal bailiff of the island of Guernsey.
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 B.C. Before falling under Turkish rule, Andros was from A.D. 1207 till 1566 governed by the families Zeno and Sommariva under Venetian protection.
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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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As Governor of the Colony of New York, Edmund Andros improved the Colony's defenses and settled a boarder dispute.
Andros and his officials were held on Castle Island and then sent back to England as prisoners.
Andros was exonerated and went on to become Governor of Virginia (1692-98).
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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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 ANDROS (ISL.) - LoveToKnow Article on ANDROS (ISL.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although Andronicus was at that time fifty-six years old, age had not diminished his charms, and Theodora became the next victim of his artful seduction.
To avoid the vengeance of the emperor, she fled with him to the court of the sultan of Damascus; but not deeming themselves safe there, they continued their perilous journey through Persia and Turkestan,round the Caspian Sea and across MountCaucasus, until at length they settled among the Turks on the borders of Trebizond.
This he obtained, and was allowed to retire with Theodora into banishment in the little town of Oenoe, on the shores of the Black Sea.
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 Edmund Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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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 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.
Sir Edmund began his government with the most flattering protestations of his regard to the public safety and happiness.
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 4Reference || Edmund Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sir Edmund Andros (December 6, 1637-February 24, 1714), colonial governor, was the son of Amice Andros, Seigneur of Sausmarez.
Andros served as governor of New York (1674-1681), New England (1686-89), Virginia (1692-97), Maryland (1693-94), and Guernsey (1704-06).
Andros was not a popular governor, and at one point was placed under arrest and shipped back to England.
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 Andros - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The principal town, Andros, is situated on the east coast.
Andros colonized several places in Chalcidice, notably Stagira.
The king had given such powers to Sir Edmund Andros that there was now no liberty, nor scarcely any law, in the colonies over which he ruled.
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 Andros, Sir Edmund on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As governor of New York (1674-81) he was bitterly criticized for his high-handed methods, and he was embroiled in disputes over boundaries and duties (see New Jersey), going so far as to arrest Philip Carteret.
After news of the overthrow of James II in 1688 reached the colonies, the colonials in Boston rebelled (1689), seized Andros and other officials, and sent them to England as prisoners.
He was soon released and later was governor of Virginia (1692-97) and governor of Guernsey (1704-6).
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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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 Sir Edmund Andros
Some doubts arising about the validity of the duke's title after these changes, the king gave him a new grant of territory in June, 1674, within the boundary of which was included all the domain west of the Connecticut River, to the eastern shores of the Delaware; also Long Island and a territory in Maine.
Andros, who was destined to play an important part in American affairs, was then thirty-seven years of age.
Andros had ruled with vigor, keeping peace with the powerful Iroquois Confederacy; curbing religious enthusiasts; frowning upon every sign of republicanism, and asserting with great tenacity the powers of the duke within the chartered limits of his territory.
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 The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1687 Governor Andros and the Charter Oak
Andros was compelled to yield to the commander's bold spirit and his superior military power, and in a towering passion he returned to New York, flinging curses and threats behind him at the people of Connecticut in general, and Captain Bull in particular.
As Andros put forth his hand to take the charter, the candles were all snuffed out and the document was snatched by Captain Wadsworth, whose train-bands were near to protect the Assembly from any violence which the royal soldiers might offer.
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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 Edmund Andros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
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 Andros Bahamas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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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 Odds & Ends, March 1997
Edmund Andros was born in London on December 6, 1637, to Amice Andros, a bailiff of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands.
Andros was not a man to stick to his own bailiwick and in August of 1677 he was overseeing the construction of a fort in Pemaquid, then negotiating the release of prisoners and concluding a peace treaty with the tribes, in April of 1678.
Andros annexes the governments of New York and the Jerseys to the Dominion of New England.
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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   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Largest Island in The Bahamas, Andros is about three-fourths the size of Puerto Rico and is said to have the 'third largest barrier reef' in the world behind Australia and Belize.
The modern name, however, is believed to be in honor of Sir Edmund Andros, Commander of Her Majesty's Forces in Barbados in 1672 and Governor successively of New York, Massachusetts, Virginia and Maryland.
Andros is home of the Atlantic Undersea Testing and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) based in the village of Fresh Creek.
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 Edmund Andros, Sir Biography / Biography of Edmund Andros, Sir Biography
Sir Edmund Andros (1637-1714), an English colonial governor in America, was an able though arbitrary administrator.
Edmund Andros was born in London on Dec. 6, 1637.
Yet friction with the colonists increased, and, though an investigation later cleared Andros of charges of financial irregularities and favoritism in trading licenses, he was recalled to England.
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 Edmund Andros in directory.co.uk
Andros was indicted but on a defect in the indict- ment he was discharged:...
Andros received a commission to be governor of New England...
Andros (December 6, 1637 - February 24, 1714), was an early colonial governor in North America, and head of...
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 CCR: CCR: Colonial Pathways
Sir Edmund Andros to Governor Treat - has received orgers for annexing Connecticut - shall be at Hartford, next week.
Sir Edmund Andros to John Allyn - is returned from Albany to New York - about to leave for Boston, and wishes to meet the Connecticut magistrates, &c.
John Allyn to Sir Edmund Andros - respecting the organization of the Hartford county militia.
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 SIR EDMUND ANDROS, GOVERNOR OF ALL NEW ENGLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Whatever the motives of Andros may have been, the people were gratified, and their confidence was strengthened in the belief previously entertained, that Mason's title was defective.
Among the other oppressive measures, Governor Andros forbade the people to assemble in town meetings, except once a year, for the choice of town officers, lest they consult for the redress of their wrongs; and none were permitted to leave the country without his consent, lest complaints be carried to the king.
Tyranny is its own executioner;--relief came at last in the accession of William and Mary to the throne of England, and the seizure and imprisonment of Andros, in 1689.
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 Sir Edmund Andros --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Andros grew up as a page in the royal household, and his fidelity to the crown during its exile after the English Civil Wars was rewarded in 1674 by his appointment as governor…
He ranked with actors David Garrick and Sir Henry Irving and was especially known for his portrayal of the title role in Shakespeare's ‘Othello'.
Sir Isaac Newton law of gravity helped prove that the sun was the center of the universe.
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