Yeardley,Sir George

Yeardley,Sir George
Yeard·ley (yärdʹlē), Sir George. 1587?-1627.
English colonial administrator who as governor of Virginia (1619-1621 and 1626-1627) convoked the first representative assembly in the New World (1619).

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