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  • >The 'fishing admiral' was a label assigned to the first ship captain who entered the harbour at the start of the fishing season.
  • Biography of Antoine Parat, governor of Plaisance from 1685-1690.
  • Biography of Bellot dit Lafontaine, governor of Plaisance from 1664-1667.
  • Biography of Jacques-François de Mombeton, governor of Plaisance from 1690-1701.
  • Biography of Joseph de Monic, acting governor of Plaisance from 1697-1702.
  • Biography of La Palme, governor of Plaisance from 1667-1670.
  • Biography of La Poippe, governor of Plaisance from 1670-1684.
  • Biography of Louis de Pastour de Costebelle, interim governor of Plaisance from 1690-1691.
  • Biography of Nicolas Gargot, governor of Plaisance in 1660.
  • Biography of Sieur de Kéréon, governor of Plaisance in 1655.
  • Biography of Thalour du Perron, governor of Plaisance from 1652-1663.
  • Newfoundland's legal and political evolution differed considerably from other British possessions and colonies in North America.
  • Original text of John Guy's newsletter from 1611 as well as a modernised English version.
  • The story of an English news sheet, dated 29 January 1611, containing a report by John Guy, governor of Cupids, and how the archives obtained it.
  • Biography of Sir Arthur Aston, Proprietary governor of the Province of Avalon, c.1625-1627.
  • Biography of Sir David Kirke, Proprietary governor of Newfoundland, 1638-1651.
  • Biography of Edward Wynne, Proprietary governor of Avalon Colony, 1621-1625.
  • Biography of Francis Tanfield, Proprietary governor of the South Falkland colony, 1623-1625/1626.
  • Biography of Sir George Calvert (Lord Baltimore), Proprietary governor of the Province of Avalon,1627-1629.
  • This history of the governorship in Newfoundland and Labrador begins in 1610, with the appointment of its first governor, John Guy.