List of governors of dependent territories in the 16th century

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This is a list of territorial governors in the 16th century (1501–1600) AD, such as the administrators of colonies, protectorates, or other dependencies. Where applicable, native rulers are also listed.

A dependent territory is normally a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state yet remains politically outside of the controlling state's integral area.[1] The administrators of uninhabited territories are excluded.

England[edit]

Kingdom of England
English overseas possessions

British Isles

North America

France[edit]

Ancien Régime of France
French colonial empire

North America

Portugal[edit]

Kingdom of Portugal
Portuguese colonial empire
Monarchs

Africa[edit]

  • Captaincy-general of Moçambique

Asia[edit]

South America[edit]

Spain[edit]

Habsburg Spain
Spanish colonial empire
Monarchs

Caribbean[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

South America[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United Nations General Assembly Resolution 1514
  2. ^ a b c d e Berry, William. The History of the Island of Guernsey. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. p. 214. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Le Roy, Pierre. Note book of Pierre Le Roy. Guille Alles Library 1893. 
  4. ^ The Chronological Historian
  5. ^  Creighton, Mandell (1891). "Howard, Thomas II (1473–1554)". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 28. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 64–67. 
  6. ^ Wagner, John, Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World, Oryx, 1999, p. 252
  7. ^ Wagner, John, Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World, Oryx, 1999, p. 278
  8. ^ Morris, Richard Brandon (ed.) (1970 rev.) Encyclopedia of American History Harper and Row, New York, ISBN 0-06-016481-6 p. 59;
  9. ^ Harrisse, Henry (1872) Notes pour servir à l'histoire, à la bibliographie et àla cartographie de la Nouvelle-France et des pays adjacents, 1545-1700. Tross, Paris, p. 14;

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