Christopher Robinson II (1681-1726)

Col. Christopher Robinson II of "The Grange", Sheriff of Middlesex Co., Virginia

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Hewick Plantation

Urbanna

He was the nephew and heir of his distinguished uncle, John Robinson, Lord Privy Seal and Lord Bishop of London etc., through whom he inherited the 9000-acre Manor of Hewick in Yorkshire. He was born and raised in Virginia, and was educated at William & Mary College. He lived at "The Grange" and became a Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, Sheriff of Middlesex County, and a Naval Officer on the Rappahannock River. 

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Contributed by Mark Meredith on 19/11/2018 and last updated on 20/02/2021.