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1651, Feb 21673-16951695, Feb 18
a shepherd boy born in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a shipwright, ship's captain, treasure hunter, a major general, and the first royally appointed governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. He is perhaps best remembered for establishing, and later over-ruling and disbanding, the court associated with the infamous Salem Witch Trials.
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05/11/1690-English troops of William Phips conquer Port Royal Nova Scotia 
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William Phips1651, Feb 21673
 
16951695, Feb 18

Raimondo Montecuccoli1609, Feb 211628
 
16781680, Oct 16
 an Italian military commander who also served as general for the Habsburg Monarchy, and was also ...
Metacomet1639 ca1660
 
16791676
 Wampanoag; The second son of Massasoit, Metacomet (or King Philip) led an open rebellion against ...
Kara Mustafa Pasha1634/351660
 
16831683, Dec 25
 an Ottoman military leader and grand vizier who was a central character in the Ottoman Empire's l...
Frederick William1620, Feb 161640
 
16881688, Apr 29
 Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia, thus ruler of Brandenburg-Prussia, from 1640 until hi...
John Watkins [1]unknown1680
 
 
16891689
 An English soldier stationed at Fort Loyal, Falmouth, Maine. Deserted and sailed with the pirate ...
Colonel Cuthbert Potter1637 ca1653
 
16901691
 Born in England and died in Barbados. He practiced law in Lancaster County, Virginia, as early as...
Roger L'Estrange1616, Dec 171639
 
17021704, Dec 11
 an English pamphleteer, author and staunch defender of Royalist claims. L'Estrange was involved i...
Francois de Neufville1644, Apr 71693
 
17221730, Jul 18
 a French soldier. An intimate of the king, a finished courtier and leader of society and a man of...
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