Definitions for "John Mason"
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Captain John Mason (1586 – 1635) was born at King's Lynn, Norfolk, England. He was a sailor, explorer, cartographer and colonizer and appointed the second Proprietary Governor of Newfoundland's Cuper's Cove colony in 1615, succeeding John Guy. Mason arrived on the island in 1616 and explored much of the territory.
John Mason (c. 1600–1672) was born in England where he became an army officer. He migrated to New England in 1630. Within five years he had joined those moving west from the Massachusetts Bay Colony to the nascent settlements along the Connecticut River that would become the Connecticut Colony.
Sir John Mason (1503 – April 20 1566) was an English diplomat and spy.