May, Sir Humphrey


May, Sir Humphrey
(1573-1630)
   Born in England. Educated at Oxford. In 1604 groom of the King's privy chamber; in 1618 surveyor of the Court of Wards, and chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster; and in 1625 privy councillor; in 1629 one of the commissioners appointed to negotiate a settlement in North American affairs between England and France.
   Index: Ch English commissioner in matter of Canada, 214.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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