Nehemiah Blakiston

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Nehemiah Blakiston
2ºLeaders of the Protestant Associators of Maryland
In office
1691–1692
Preceded by John Coode
Succeeded by Sir Lionel Copley (1st Royal Governor)
Personal details
Relatives Nathaniel Blakiston, John Blakiston
Profession colonial governor
Religion Puritan Christian

Nehemiah Blakiston was Governor of the Maryland colony from 1691-1692. He became Governor as the 2nd Leader of a group known as the Protestant Associators, succeeding John Coode, who has taken control of the colony, following the 1688 Glorious Revolution, in England. Blakiston was succeeded by the first Governor with an official royal appointment, Lionel Copley. He was related to Nathaniel Blakiston.