Colonel The Lord John Billasye
(Bellasyse or Bellasise)


The Tangiers Garrison

Colonel, to be Captain of a Company of Foot, raised for service in the Garrison at Tangier, 25th February 1665; he retired on 14th June, 1666.

An energetic Governor who was a Roman Catholic.

He resigned on grounds of religious conscience, being unable to accept the Act of Uniformity (of worship).



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