1587- Born in London
-Was an early governor of colonial Virginia.
-He went to JAMESTOWN as a soldier
-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.
-He represented the colony in England
-He was reappointed governor
governor of Virginia 1619-1621, 1626-1627
1627- Died on November