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De La Warr

 (dĕl′ə wâr′, wər), Baron. Title of Thomas West. 1577-1618.
English-born American colonial administrator chosen as the first governor of the Virginia Company colony. He arrived at Jamestown in 1610 in time to prevent the colonists from deserting the settlement.

De La Warr

(ˈdɛləˌwɛə)
n
(Biography) Baron, title of Thomas West, known as Lord Delaware. 1577–1618, English administrator in America; first governor of Virginia (1610)

De La Warr

or Del•a•ware

(ˈdɛl əˌwɛər)
n.
12th Baron (Thomas West), 1577–1618, 1st English colonial governor of Virginia.
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The first meeting was convened at Lord de la Warr's Buckhurst estate in East Sussex in early August.
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But the finest example of seaside modernism is also the best and most sophisticated of 1930s modern movement buildings in Britain: the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill-on-Sea, designed by the great German architect, Erich Mendelsohn, in partnership with Serge Chermayeff (Fig.
Fittingly, Sea of Brass was premiered at Brass: Durham International Festival in 2014, before moving on to such venues as the De La Warr Pavilion in East Sussex, a military outpost during World War II, and then the Barbican Centre in London.
The Coastal Culture Trail has been devised by Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne, De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill and Jerwood Gallery in Hastings and is being promoted as a 25-mile stretch to be walked, cycled or driven.
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