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Sir RichardKyrle

Governor July – August 1684

Sir Richard Kyrle was born in Ireland. He obtained a landgraveship in Carolina, and on April 29, 1684, the Lords Proprietors commissioned him governor. He arrived in the province late in July, and died at the end of August, 1684. Landgrave and former governor Joseph West assumed the position of interim governor.

Moore, Alexander. “Kyrle, Sir Richard.” Walter Edgar, ed. South Carolina Encyclopedia. University of South Carolina Press, 2006.

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