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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.
  • A history of proprietary governors in Newfoundland and Labrador which began in 1610, with the appointment of its first governor, John Guy and ended in 1728 with the appointment of the first naval governor.