Smyth, John, 1567-1641

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John Smyth (1567-1640), from Nibley in Gloucestershire, England, was one of the original promoters of plantations and settlements in the second Virginia colony in North America. He was the author of "Lives of the Berkeleys".

From the guide to the Smyth of Nibley papers, 1613-1674, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

John Smyth of Nibley was a genealogical antiquary. This manuscript was written from 1589 to 1591, while he was at Magdalen College, Oxford (1587-1594).

From the description of Commentary on John Seton's Dialectica, 1589. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702203546

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creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1641,. Autograph letter signed from John Smyth to [Lady Berkeley] [manuscript], 1621 March 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1641,. John Smyth collection of Cholmondeley family manuscripts from Condover Hall, ca. 1603-ca. 1636. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1641. Lease from John Smyth to Thomas Trotman of Dursley, clothier [manuscript], 1607 January 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. John Smyth papers, 1607-1641 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. Commentary on John Seton's Dialectica, 1589. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618. Copy of Sir Walter Raleigh's speech at his execution, October 28, 1618 [manuscript], 1618? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. John Smyth papers, 1599-1619 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. John Smyth papers, 1584-1638 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. A relation of the lives of the Lord Berkleys of Berkley Castle in the County of Gloucester, [ca. 1628]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1641. Petition from John Smyth to the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, John Williams [manuscript], 1622 February 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Thorpe, Margaret Harris, d. 1629. Letter, [1622] June 30, to [John] Smith. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. John Smyth papers, 1612-1641 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. John Smyth papers, 1600-1650 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Smyth of Nibley papers, 1613-1674 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. Smyth of Nibley papers, 1588-1706 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Dyer, James, Sir, 1510-1582. Collection of miscellaneous legal and historical documents, many relating to Gloucestershire [manuscript], compiled ca. 1675-ca. 1700. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Smyth, John, 1567-1640. John Smyth papers, 1615-1640 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
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correspondedWith Berkeley, Elizabeth, b. 1604 person
associatedWith Berkeley family family
associatedWith Cholmondeley family family
associatedWith Crokey, Benjamin, fl. 1625. person
associatedWith Crokhey, Benjamin, fl. 1622. person
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associatedWith Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618. person
associatedWith Thorpe, Margaret Harris, d. 1629. person
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associatedWith Williams, John, 1582-1650. person
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England
Great Britain
Great Britain
Wotton-under-Edge (England)
Great Britain
Great Britain
Nibly (England)
London (England)
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Nibley (England)
Great Britain
Virginia
England
London (England)
England
Great Britain
Gloucester (England)
Great Britain
Great Britain
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Birth 1567

Death 1640-02-23

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