Edward Lloyd (1628 - 1695) MP

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EDWARD LLOYD, the first of Wye House, b. near Wye River, in Wales, circa 1600; emigrated to the colony of Virginia, and resided there from 1637 to 1649; member of Assembly of Virginia, 1644-45; compelled to quit Virginia on account of being a Puritan, he came to Maryland with Leonard STRONG and others, and settled on Greenbury Point, near Annapolis, Md. In 1650, he was appointed by Gov. STONE, Commander of Arms, Anne Arundel Co.; at the river Severn, 5th July, 1652, with his associates, made a treaty with the Susqwehannough Indians; 22d July, 1654, he, with Capt. Wm. FULLER, Richard PRESTON, Wm. DURAND, Capt. John SMITH, Leonard STRONG, John LAWSON, John HATCH, Richard WELLS and Richard EWEN, took possession of the Province of Maryland in the name of the Protector, Oliver Cromwell, compelling Gov. William STONE to resign the government of the Province to them; was member of the Provincial Court, 1656, and held this position for [p.454] some time; was CROMWELL'S Commissioner of Parliament. Left Maryland, 1688, and resided in London until his death in 1695. In his will he devised Wye House to Edward LLOYD, son of his deceased son, Philemon LLOYD. m. (firstly) in Virginia, circa 1646, Alice CROUCH; m. (secondly) in England (wife's name unknown), but had no issue by second m. Colonial Families of the United States of America: Volume 2 ISSUE BY 1ST m. page 454 Cornelius and Edward were here by 1632-1635. Cornelius and Edward lived side by side in what was called Elizabeth City at that time. Both were Justices, Colonels of the Militia, etc. They were well heeled, well connected and very rich. Edward and the Governor and Cornelius and the Governor got into it over treatment of the Quakers, among other things. Edward went to Maryland and established a dynasty. Edward actually named the Wye River in Maryland after a river in Wales where he was from. Edward and his progeny became Govenors of Maryland, etc. and are VERY well documented. Notes of Robin D. Bryson

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Edward Lloyd's Timeline

1628
1628
1646
1646
Age 18
London, Greater London, UK
1695
1695
Age 67