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Today In Charleston History: October 30

1629

Sir_Robert_Heath_(State_2)Charles I granted the American territory between the thirty-one and thirty-six degrees north latitude to Sir Robert Heath. This land included everything from Florida to the present Cape Fear River and included the Bahamas. The charter was never used. Heath was impeached by Parliament for high treason in 1644. He fled England, and died in Calais.

 

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