Edward Nott

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Colonel Edward Nott, Esq.[1][2] (1657[3] – August 23, 1706) was a British Colonial Governor of Virginia. He was appointed by Queen Anne on either April 25, 1705[4] or August 15, 1705.[5] His administration lasted only one year, as he died in 1706[6] at the age of 49.[7] He is interred at Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia.[8] He is noted as having been a "mild, benevolent man."[9]

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  1. ^ Squires, William Henry Tappey (1929). Through Centuries Three: A Short History of the People of Virginia. Printcraft Press, inc. p. 248. 
  2. ^ Beverley, Robert (1855). The History of Virginia: In Four Parts. J. W. Randolph. p. 88. 
  3. ^ Brock, R.A. (1888). Virginia and Virginians. H.H. Hardesty. p. 32. 
  4. ^ Kennedy, John Pendleton (1905). Calendar of Transcripts: Including the Annual Report of the Department of Archives and History. Davis Bottom. p. 275. 
  5. ^ Flippin, Percy Scott (1919). The Royal Government in Virginia, 1624-1775. Columbia University Press. p. 116. 
  6. ^ Arthur, Timothy Shay (1853). The History of Virginia, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lippincott, Grambo & Co. p. 207. 
  7. ^ Campbell, Charles (1860). History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia. J. B. Lippincott Company. p. 876. 
  8. ^ Meade, William (1891). Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia. J. B. Lippincott Company. pp. 194–195. 
  9. ^ Campbell, Charles (1860). History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia. J. B. Lippincott Company. p. 876.