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r of the German discipline, supposed to be husband to the queen of Bohemia; Lord Ashley Cooper, afterwards earl of Shaftesbury; Sir John Colleton, a royalist of no historical notoriety; Lord John Berkeley, with his younger brother,
Morryson, in Burk, III. 266. Sir William Berkeley, the governor of Virginia; and the passionate, and ignorant, and not too honest Sir George Carteret,
Pepys, i. 356, 140, 235, 236, 228, 176. —were instituted its proprietors and immediate sovereigns.
Their authlina, as their common subterfuge and lurkingplace.
Did letters from the government of Virginia demand the surrender of leaders in the rebellion, Carolina refused to betray the fugitives who sought shelter in her forests.
Berry and Morrison, in Burk's Virginia, II. 259.
Martin, i. 166, interprets runaways to mean negroes.
The whole tenor of the document and the context hardly favors his interpretation; runaways seem to have been fugitives from what the royalists called justice.