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From a Web genealogical site: Henry Norwood, Colonel, b 1615 d 14 Sep 1689 active in the Royalist cause at the outbreak of civil war in England. In 1649, after the beheading of Charles I, Henry fled with friends to Virginia where his cousin, Sir William Berkeley, was governor. Author of "A Voyage to Virginia", describing their trip. In 1658 Henry returned to Holland, then to England and was active in the efforts to restore the STUARTS. At the Restoration in 1660, Henry took part in the coronation ceremony of Charles II as Esquire of the Body. Henry was made treasurer of VA 1661-1673 (apparently an absentee position which consisted mainly in being the recipient of the "Quitrents") Henry was appointed governor to Tangier - an active post - and lived there for some time. He was never married; he returned to England and bought Leckhampton from his cousin, Francis Norwood. Henry Norwood is buried in Leckhampton Parish Church with his grandfather, William wh died in 1632.
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