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Morgan, Sir Henry (c. 1635–1688), privateer and colonial governor

Nuala Zahedieh

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195130751
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19224
Morgan, Sir Henry (c. 1635–1688), privateer and colonial governor

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Morgan, Sir Henry (c. 1635–1688), privateer and colonial governor, was the eldest son of Robert Morgan of Llanrhymny, Glamorgan.

Nothing certain is known about Morgan's education, although he later claimed that it was limited, and that having left school young, he was '...

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Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport ; Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; World History ; Travel and Holiday ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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