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William Hill (governor)

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William Hill (governor)

William Hill was the Province of Maryland appointed Hill as governor in his stead. Hill remained in the colony, living in Lord Baltimore's house, until the arrival of Sir David Kirke in 1638. Kirke had been granted a Royal Charter over all of Newfoundland and forced Hill to vacate the house and move across the harbour where he stayed until his death.

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  • The Governorship of Newfoundland and LabradorGovernment House
  • Dictionary of Canadian Biography OnlineBiography at the
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