Richard Lee II

Born 1647

Col. Richard Henry Lee II, Esq. was a Colonel, planter, member of the Upper House and the King's Council. Richard Henry II, was termed "Richard the Scholar". Richard was the son of Col. Richard Lee I, Esq. , "the Immigrant" (1618–1664) and Anne Constable (ca. 1621-1666) Richard was born at "Paradise", in Northumberland County, Virginia, the estate he inherited from his father when he died in 1664.… Read More

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1647 Birth Born in 1647.


1676 29 Years Old Soon after his marriage, Richard was elected to the House of Burgesses. In 1676 Richard became a member of the King’s Council and he served in this capacity off and on until 1698.


1680 33 Years Old …  As early as 1680 he was Colonel of Horse in the counties of Westmoreland, Northumberland and Stafford. … Read More


1690 43 Years Old On one such absence in 1690 he had lost his seat because of his refusal to take the oath of allegiance to William III, King of England (“William of Orange”) (1650–1702).


1715 68 Years Old 1 More Event
His will was probated on April 27, 1715. … Read More
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