Robert Heath


Robert Heath

Sir Robert Heath (1575-1649) served King Charles I of England as Attorney General and founded North Carolina. In 1629 he was awarded a patent for the Province of Carolina which he was forced to abandon when he fled England for exile following the execution of the king and the creation of the English Republic under Oliver Cromwell.

External links

*Paul E. Kopperman, [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/12842 ‘Heath, Sir Robert (1575–1649)’] , "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography", Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, Oct 2006, accessed 4 June 2007


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