Temple Sir Thomas 1614-1674 Born In England Given A Grant Of Land

in Nova Scotia, in 1656; induced Cromwell to confirm it, and in 1657

appointed governor of Acadia. Sailed for America, and occupied the forts

of St. John and Pentagoet. On the restoration of Charles II, his claims

were again in jeopardy, but were eventually confirmed. In 1662 created

by Charles II a baronet of Nova Scotia, and again appointed governor. In

1667 Nova Scotia was ceded to France, and in 1670 forced to resign his

claims to the territory. Afterwards settled in Boston, finally returning

to England. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) English governor of Acadia, 1656, 268. =Bib.=:

Dict. Nat. Biog.; Murdoch, History of Nova Scotia.