Yeardley, George, Sir

Born: 1587 AD
Died: 1627 AD, at 40 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politicial Adviser


1587- Born in London


-Was an early governor of colonial Virginia.

1609
-He went to JAMESTOWN as a soldier

1618-1621
-During his first term as governor he inaugurated the House of Burgesses, the first representative assembly in any English colony, and tried unsuccessfully to diversify Virginia’s agriculture and lessen its dependence on tobacco.

1625-1626
-He represented the colony in England

1626
-He was reappointed governor


governor of Virginia 1619-1621, 1626-1627

 

1627- Died on November

 

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