Thomas West, 3rd Lord de la Warr (1577-1618)

3rd Baron De la Warr (Delaware) & 1st Governor of Virginia

Associated Houses

Shirley Plantation

Charles City

He was the 1st Governor of the Colony of Virginia and the state of Delaware was named for him. His mother was the grand-daughter of Mary Boleyn whose sister married King Henry VIII and was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I. 
Contributed by Charlotte on 27/09/2018 and last updated on 26/03/2023.