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  • Count Alexander Spotswood

    Alexander Spotswood was born in the Colony of Tangier, Morocco, about 1676 to Catharine (née Maxwell, c. 1638 - December 1709) and her second husband, Dr. Robert Spottiswoode (17 September 1637 - 1680), the Chirurgeon to the Tangier Garrison. Through …

  • Sir John Fontaine

    John Fontaine is an author of some fame, primarily because he documented Count Spotswood's 1716 Transmontane expedition expedition, and is a founding member of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoes. The expedition across the Blue Ridge was far better …

  • Isaac Edward Leibowitz

    Leibowitz is an eccentric. A German mathematician and inventor, descended from the tribes of Israel, Leibowitz was brought to Germana colony by Count Spotswood to develop advanced technologies to be used in the mines and foundries. Despite his currently …

  • Veer Alamy

    [[File:682959 | class=media-item-align-right | 183x183px | GW366H366.jpg]]On establishing Germanna as the seat of his new County, Lord Spotswood wrote to Rome requesting a priest to oversee the citizens. What he got was Veer. Hailing from the Punjab …

  • Kwabená Mǎnu Antó Adusei

    "Tuesday", as he is known to the Germanna colonists, is a former slave of Count Spotswood. After beginning his life of slavery in the mines, and later as a taskmaster of other slaves, he served as Spotswood's personal valet for many years, and even …

  • Adalbert Cornelius Brombach

    Adalbert Brombach is a free tenant farmer who tends the lands owned by [[:sir-john-fontaine | Sir John Fontaine]]. His major claim to fame in Germanna, beyond his prize-winning turnips, is his ability to acquire just about anything, for a price and given …

  • Sir George Mason III

    Mason was born in 1690 at Chopawamsic plantation in Stafford County, a day's ride north-east of Germanna. A man of prominence in the county, even at a young age, he was invited by [[:count-alexander-spotswood | Spotswood]] to join the Transmontane …

  • Pierre Tabeau

    A French trapper who spends more time in Zimmerman’s Tavern than out checking his traps. He can’t resist a game of chance and often attempts to goad patrons into joining him in one. Once drunk, his accent becomes so thick his words are incomprehensible. …

  • Jeremiah Pinkerton

    An 11 year old orphan the town has taken to watching after. He has a good heart, but always finds himself involved with some sort of shenanigans. Whether it’s playing pranks by loosening the bolts on wagons or stealing a freshly baked pie out of Rachel’s …

  • David Deas

    David and his brother John are co-owners of the Dembia, a slave ship which regularly runs shipments from Sierra-Leon to the auctions in Williamsburg. They gambled bringing their most recent shipment to Germanna, to sell directly to the local land-owners — …