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Sir David Kirke

(1597—1654)


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(1597–1654),

privateer, entrepreneur, royalist governor of Newfoundland, and first resident fish merchant, blamed by some Devon merchants and fishing admirals for facilitating settlement. In 1629, with his brothers Lewis and ...

Subjects: History of the Americas.


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