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  1. Better known by his noble title Lord Cornbury, he was propelled into the forefront of English politics when he and part of his army defected from the Catholic King James II to support the newly arrived Protestant contender, William III of Orange.

  2. Lorde Cornbury. Lorde Cornbury ou Edward Hyde, 3.º Conde de Clarendon foi o primeiro governador colonial de Nova York, que chegou ao Novo Mundo vestido como mulher e despachava assim em seu escritório. [1] Referências

  3. 1 de jul. de 2024 · When Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury, the newly appointed governor of New York and New Jersey, arrived in Manhattan on May 2, 1702, he was ebulliently received by the citizenry. This was likely the...

  4. Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon (November 28, 1661 – March 31, 1723), styled Viscount Cornbury between 1674 and 1709, was Governor of New York and New Jersey between 1701 and 1708. He is known for the claims that he dressed in women's clothes while serving as Governor (allegations that are contested by historians).

  5. For more than two centuries, Edward Hyde, Viscount Cornbury--royal governor of New York and New Jersey from 1702 to 1708--has been a despised figure whose alleged transgressions ranged from looting the colonial treasury to public cross dressing in New York City.

  6. He was known, for most of his life, by his father's secondary title of Lord Cornbury and matriculated at Christ Church College, Oxford on 23rd January 1675. In 1683, Edward entered the Royal Regiment of Dragoons as a Lieutenant-Colonel, becoming a Colonel two years later.

  7. The name of " Edward Hyde, Esq., commonly called Lord Cornbury" has come down in American colonial history as a synonym for the extreme type of a bad colonial governor.