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|6th Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses|
|Preceded by||Thomas Harwood|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Dew|
Nansemond County, Virginia
|Residence||Nansemond County, Virginia|
Major was closely associated with Puritan settlers in the colony, and was elected Speaker of the House of Burgesses in 1652, just after Virginia acceded to the authority of Parliament following the execution of King Charles I.
- New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 42, Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters, page 394
- Kukla, pp. 46-47
- Charles City County Court Records
- Kukla, Jon (1981). Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1643–1776. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia State Library. ISBN 0-88490-075-4.
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