Lords Proprietors2ndCharter(IncreasedSize)(June 30,1665)
The “Split”of Carolina(1712)
William Craven,1stBaronCraven. Outlived alloriginal Lords Proprietors.Died in 1697, a bachelor.
John Berkeley,1stBaronof Stratton.Alsoa Proprietor of New Jersey in 1664, and previously, aLordLieutenantof Ireland (1670-1672). Died in 1678.
Lord Anthony Ashley Cooper,1stEarlofShaftesbury. Diedin 1683.
Sir GeorgeCarteret, Baronet.Alsoa Proprietor of New Jersey in 1664. Died in1680.
Sir William Berkeley.Youngerbrother of Lord JohnBerkeley,Governor of Virginia 1639-1651 and 1659-1677. Diedin 1677.
Sir JohnColleton, 1stBaronet.Died in 1666.
The Last ofthe OriginalLords Proprietors DiedWilliam, 1stLord Craven(1697)
SethSothelpurchased from Hyde.Diedin1694.
Sir George Carteret,1stBaronet Carteret inheritedhis father’s share.Diedin1695.
John Carteret,2ndBaronet Carteret, 1stEarlof Granvilleinheritedhis father’sshare.Heis the onlyLords ProprietorNOTto sellhisshareofCarolina to the Crown in 1729.Instead,the Crown had a60-mile wide tract along the NC-VAborder surveyed anddeeded to him, whichhe ultimately sells offpiece-by-piece until his death in 1763.
1700, Thomas Amy gave this share to his daughter, Ann,and her husband NicholasTrott. Sold to the Crown in 1729.
Sir PeterColleton, 2ndBaronet inheritedhis father’sshare. Diedin 1694.
SirJohn Colleton, 3rdBaronet inheritedhis father’sshare. Sold to the Crown in 1729.
1697, Lords Proprietors decided thatSothel’sshare was theirs, assigned to Thomas Amy.
Lady Frances Berkeley. 1683, she sold this share to four Lords Proprietors, held in trust by Thomas Amy.
Thomas Amy claimed full ownership of this share. Died in 1704.
Thomas Amy, Jr. inheritedhisfather’s share. Died in 1707.
Mary Archdale Danson and John Danson. He died in 1724.
1678, John Archdale purchased this share for his son, Thomas Archdale.
1696, JosephBlake purchasedthis share from Thomas Archdale. Diedin1700.
Joseph Blake, Jr., a minor, inheritedhis father’sshare. Soldto the Crown in1729.
Lord Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2ndEarl ofShaftesburyinherited his father’s share. Died in 1699.
Lord Anthony AshleyCooper,3rdEarl ofShaftesbury inheritedhisfather’s share. Died in 1713.Inherited by his infant son, 4thEarl.
1713, Mother of Lord Anthony AshleyCooper, 4thEarl of Shaftesbury soldThis share to uncle, Maurice Ashley.
Sir JohnTyrell purchased in 1725.
1727, given to John Cotton, held in trust by Archibald Hutcheson. Sold to the Crown in 1729.
William, 2ndBaronCraven,grand-nephewofWilliam 1stBaronCraven. Died in 1711.
William, 3rdBaronCraven, son of William2ndBaronCraven. Soldto the Crownin 1729.
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Allof theLords Proprietors ofCarolina
George Monck, Duke of Albemarle. Died in 1670.
Christopher Monck, 2ndDuke ofAlbemarle,inheritedhisfather’s share.Died in 1688.
JohnGrenville,1stEarlofBath, after a lengthy court battle was declaredthe rightful heir of ChristopherMonck’s estate in 1694. Diedin 1701.
JohnGrenville, 1stBaron Granville ofPotheridge,inherited his father’s share.Diedin1707.
Henry Somerset, 2ndDuke ofBeaufort, given to him byhismother, John Grenville’s 2ndWife. Diedin 1714.
Held in trust for two minor sons, Henry andCharles Noel. Sold to the Crown in 1729.
Henry Hyde,2ndEarl of Clarendoninheritedhis father’s share. Soldto SethSothelin 1679.
CrownPurchases 7 of 8Lords Proprietors’Ownership of Carolina(1728-1729)
Crown Takes OverSouth Carolina(1719-1720)
Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon. In 1667, Charles II used him as a scapegoat for the Anglo-DutchWar, and threatened him with impeachment.Hewent intoexile,died in 1674.
Sothel’sheirs sold to James Bertie & Henry Bertie–heldin trustby Hugh Watson. Mid-1720s,assignedtoJames Bertie as sole owner.
Bequeathed to his two sisters, Elizabeth Ann Moore, and AnnAmy and her husband NicholasTrott. Sold to the Crown in 1729.
1705, Lords Proprietors asserted that Thomas Amynever “owned” this share. They sold to John Archdale.1708, he gave this share to his daughter and son-in-law.
1725, sold to James Bertie and Henry Bertie, held in trust byHugh Watson. Assigned to Henry Bertie. Sold to the Crown in 1729.
Since the 3rdEarl of Shaftesburywas sick most of his adult life, hisshare was managed by his brother,Maurice Ashley from 1699 until his death.Maurice Ashley was also authorized byElizabeth Blake to sign documents onbehalf of her minor son, Joseph Blake, Jr.
1728, James Bertie gives his share to:son Edward Bertie, Alexius Clayton, SamuelHorsey, Henry Smith.Sold to the Crown in 1729.