De La Warr
biographical name Baron 1577-1618 Thomas West; Lord Delaware English colonial administrator in America

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  • De La Warr — [del′ə wer΄, del′əwar΄] Baron ( Thomas West) 1577 1618; 1st Eng. colonial governor of Va. (1610 11): called Lord Delaware …   English World dictionary

  • De La Warr — /del euh wair /; Brit. /del euh weuhr/ 12th Baron (Thomas West), 1577 1618, 1st English colonial governor of Virginia. Also, Delaware. * * * …   Universalium

  • De La Warr — or Delaware [[t]ˈdɛl əˌwɛər[/t]] n. big 12th Baron (Thomas West), 1577–1618, 1st English colonial governor of Virginia …   From formal English to slang

  • De La Warr — /də lə ˈwɛə/ (say duh luh wair) noun Thomas West, Baron, 1577–1618, first English colonial governor of Virginia. Also, Delaware …   Australian English dictionary

  • De La Warr — /del euh wair /; Brit. /del euh weuhr/ 12th Baron (Thomas West), 1577 1618, 1st English colonial governor of Virginia. Also, Delaware …   Useful english dictionary

  • De La Warr Pavilion — De La War Pavilon Der De La Warr Pavilion ist ein Gebäude in Bexhill on Sea in East Sussex, Großbritannien. Der Pavillon wurden nach einem Entwurf der Architekten Erich Mendelsohn und Serge Chermayeff, die als Sieger eines Architekturwettbewerbes …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • De La Warr,Baron — De La Warr (dĕlʹə wâr , wər), Baron Title of Thomas West. 1577 1618. English born American colonial administrator chosen as the first governor of the Virginia Company colony. He arrived at Jamestown in 1610 in time to prevent the colonists from… …   Universalium

  • De La Warr, Thomas West, 12th Baron — or Baron Delaware born July 9, 1577 died June 7, 1618, at sea off the coast of Virginia or New England English founder of Virginia. After serving under the earl of Essex in the Netherlands and Ireland, he became a member of the Virginia Company… …   Universalium

  • De La Warr, Thomas West, 12° barón — o barón Delaware (9 jul. 1577–7 jun. 1618, en alta mar frente a la costa de Virginia o de Nueva Inglaterra). Fundador inglés de Virginia. Luego de servir bajo las órdenes del conde de Essex en los Países Bajos y en Irlanda, ingresó a la Virginia… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Earl De La Warr — (pronounced De La Warr ) [1] is a title created in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1761. In the United States, Thomas West, 3rd (or 12th) baron is often named in history books simply as Lord Delaware. He served as governor of the Jamestown Colony …   Wikipedia

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