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26 June, 2013
(1647 - 1676)
||Born in Suffolk, England on 2nd January|
||Member of the council|
||Emigrates to the colonies, purchases two estates along the James River in Virginia|
||William Berkeley appoints Bacon to his governing council|
||May - Governor Berkeley proclaims Bacon a rebel; July - "Declaration of the People"; September - Bacon and his men set Jamestown on fire; dies of fever, 26 October|
||Educated in the inns of court, London, marries Elizabeth Duke|