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1656 Session Information

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  • Start Date: Mar 10 1656
  • End Date: Dec 1656
  • Notes: This Assembly met from March 10 to 27, 1656, then adjourned until it reconvened on December 1, 1656, and met until December 15, 1656, or later. Historical records of this Assembly are incomplete.
  • Speaker: Francis Moryson
  • Clerk: Charles Norwood
    Henry Randolph
Name Locality Committees
Peter Ashton Elizabeth City Private Causes
Nathaniel Bacon Sr. York
Job Beazley Isle of Wight
(John?) Blake Nansemond Leavie
John Bond Isle of Wight Private Causes
Henry Chicheley Lancaster
Joseph Croshaw York Leavie
Thomas Davis Warwick Private Causes
Robert Ellison/Ellyson James City Leavie
Private Causes
Moore Fauntleroy Lancaster
John Flood/Fludd James City
Richard Foster Lower Norfolk
William Harris Henrico Private Causes
John Holmewood Charles City Private Causes
Robert Holt James City Leavie (Chair)
Private Causes (Chair)
Theophilus Hone James City Private Causes
Bartholemew Hoskins Lower Norfolk
Thomas Lambert Lower Norfolk
Ralph Langley York Leavie
Private Causes
Daniel Llewellin/Lluellin Charles City
George Lobb James City Private Causes
Thomas Lyggon Henrico Private Causes
Lyonell/Lemuel/Lemuell Mason/Masonn Lower Norfolk
Francis Moryson James City
John Page York
Thomas Pritchard Gloucester
Thomas Ramsey Gloucester
George Reade York Private Causes
Edmund Scarborough/Scarbrough Northampton Private Causes (Chair)
John Sidney Lower Norfolk Private Causes
Nicholas Smith Isle of Wight Leavie
Edward Stretter Nansemond
William Thomas Northumberland Private Causes
Armiger Wade York
John Walker Charles City
Peter Walker Northampton
William Whittaker/Whittakers James City Private Causes
John Wilcox Nansemond
Francis Willis York
Abraham Wood Charles City
Anthony Wyatt Charles City Private Causes

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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