Person:Theodoric Bland (1)

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Theodoric Bland
b.16 Jan 1629 England
d.23 Apr 1671 Virginia
  • F.  John Bland (add)
  • M.  Susan (add)
  1. Theodoric Bland1629 - 1671
  • HTheodoric Bland1629 - 1671
  • WAnne BennettBef 1632 - 1687
m. Bef. 1665
  1. Theodorick Bland1663 - 1700
  2. Richard Bland, Sr.1665 - 1720
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Name Theodoric Bland
Gender Male
Birth[1] 16 Jan 1629 England
Marriage Bef. 1665 Prob. Virginiato Anne Bennett
Death[1] 23 Apr 1671 Virginia


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Theodorick Bland (January 16, 1629 – April 23, 1671), also known as Theodorick Bland of Westover, was a Virginia politician, merchant and planter. He was the father of Richard Bland,[1] the grandfather of Richard Bland II,[1] the great-grandfather of Congressman Theodorick Bland, and the great-great-grandfather of John Randolph of Roanoke.

Born in London, he served as his family's business agent in Spain and the Canary Islands in his early twenties. He moved to the colony of Virginia in 1653, to replace his brother Edward, who had died. He represented Charles City County in the 1660 House of Burgesses session, serving as Speaker. In this role, he presided over the House during the transition from the Cromwell Protectorate to the restored government of Charles II. He served on the Governor's Council 1664–71.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Theodorick Bland of Westover, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).

    Citing Hunter, Joseph (1895) "Bland" in Clay, John W. Familiae Minorum Gentium II (London: The Harleian Society), pp. 421–427
    'and Bland, Theodorick (1840) "Appendix" in Campbell, Charles The Bland papers: Being a Selection from the Manuscripts of Colonel Theodorick Bland Jr. of Prince George County Virginia (Petersburg, Virginia: Edmund & Julian C. Ruffin), pp. 145–149