Berkeley,Sir William

Berkeley,Sir William
Berke·ley (bûrkʹlē, bärkʹ-), Sir William. 1606-1677.
English colonial governor of Virginia (1641-1649 and 1660-1677) whose policies led to Bacon's Rebellion (1676).

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  • Berkeley, Sir William — (1606, Somerset, Inglaterra–9 jul. 1677, Twickenham, Middlesex). Gobernador colonial británico de Virginia. Nombrado gobernador en 1641, introdujo la diversificación de los cultivos, estimuló la manufactura y promovió la paz con los indios.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Berkeley — puede referirse a: ● la ciudad de Berkeley, en el estado de California; ● la University of California, Berkeley localizada en la ciudad del mismo nombre. ● el filósofo y religioso británico George Berkeley, célebre representante de la escuela… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • William Berkeley — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Berkeley. Sir William Berkeley (1606 9 juillet 1677 à Londres), favori de Charles Ier d Angleterre, est fait chevalier et Gouverneur de Virginie (1641), fonction qu il assumera jusqu en 1677, avec une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William — /wil yeuhm/, n. 1. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter W. 2. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning will and helmet. * * * (as used in expressions) Huddie William Ledbetter Aberhart William George William… …   Universalium

  • Berkeley — /berrk lee/; for 2, 3, 6 also Brit. /bahrk lee/, n. 1. Busby /buz bee/, (William Berkeley Enos), 1895 1976, U.S. choreographer and musical film director. 2. George, 1685? 1753, Irish bishop and philosopher. 3. Sir William, 1610 77, British… …   Universalium

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