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Kings County, Nova Scotia - History
... French lands with settlers from New England ... Between 1760 and 1768 some 8000 New England Planters arrived in Nova Scotia, the largest number settling in Kings County in three agricultural townships Horton, Cornwallis, and Aylesford ... The legacy of the New England Planters is still a tangible part of the life in Kings County, and had an important influence on Nova Scotian ideas on democratic ...
New England Planters
... The New England Planters were settlers from the New England colonies who responded to invitations by the lieutenant governor (and subsequently governor) of Nova Scotia, Charles ... Eight thousand Planters (roughly 2000 families), largely farmers and fishermen, arrived from 1759 to 1768 to take up the offer ... The movement of some 2,000 families from New England to Nova Scotia in the early 1760s was a small part of the much larger migration of an estimated 66,000 ...
Aspotogan Peninsula - History: Eighteenth Century - New England Planters
... settled the Aspotogan Peninsula were the New England Planters, primarily from Massachusetts ... For these Protestants from New England, the Governor of Nova Scotia established Chester (1759) ... Some of these New England Planters eventually crossed Mahone Bay to settle on the Aspotogan Peninsula ...

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    The first day that we landed upon that fatal shore
    The planters they came round us full twenty score or more,
    They rank’d us up like horses, and sold us out of hand
    Then yok’d us unto ploughs, my boys, to plow Van
    Dieman’s Land.
    —Unknown. Van Dieman’s Land (l. 9–12)

    a notable prince that was called King John;
    And he ruled England with main and with might,
    For he did great wrong, and maintained little right.
    —Unknown. King John and the Abbot of Canterbury (l. 2–4)