Here Lyeth The Body

Here Lyeth The Body (HM8)

Location: St Marys City, MD 20686 St Mary's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.25', W 76° 26.133'

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Here lyeth the body of Lionel Copley of Wadworth, County York, England, born 1648, died Sept. 27, 1693. And of Anne Boteler, his wife, of Watton, Woodhull, County Herts, England, died March 5, 1692.

He was sometime Lieutenant Governour of Kingston Upon Hull, 1689-1690, Lieutenant General, Governour in Chief, and Chief Admiral of Maryland in America 1691-1693. His short tenure of life in this Province was marked by singular fidelity in troublous times to his God, his King, and his Country.

To him, the first Royal Governour of Maryland, the Maryland Society of Colonial Dames of America has erected this memorial, September 27, 1922.
HM NumberHM8
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Saint Mary's City series
Year Placed1922
Placed ByThe Maryland Society of Colonial Dames of America
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:16am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 374280 N 4227592
Decimal Degrees38.18750000, -76.43555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.25', W 76° 26.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 15.00" N, 76° 26' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 47414 Old State House Rd, St Marys City MD 20686, US
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