of Clarendon; George Monk, who, for his conspicuous and treacherous services in the restoration of the monarch to the throne of England, had been created Duke of Albemarle; Lord Craven, the supposed dissolute husband of the Queen of Bohemia; Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, afterwards Earl of Shaftesbury; Sir John Colleton, a corrupt loyor Berkeley, of Virginia, was authorized to extend his authority over the few settlers on the Chowan.
He organized a separate government instead, calling it Albemarle county colony, in compliment to one of the proprietors, and appointed William Drummond, a Presbyterian from Scotland (settled in Virginia), governor.
Two years latfice.
Population in 1890, 1,617,947; in 1900, 1,893,810.
See Amidas, Philip; United States, North Carolina, in vol.
Colony of Albemarle.
Samuel StephensappointedOct., 1667
George Cartwrightpresident of council1674
—Millerpresident of councilJuly, 1677