9780807807262

The Governor and the Rebel

A History of Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia
Wilcomb E. Washburn
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 01/1957
Pages: 270
Cloth ISBN: 9780807807262

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This is the definitive study of the unsuccessful rebellion in Virginia led in 1676 by the younger Nathaniel Bacon, celebrated in history as the rebel, against Sir William Berkeley, the colonial governor of Virginia and one of the lords proprietors of Carolina. Using all known English and American sources, Washburn sheds light on many misconceptions surrounding the episode.

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