Tag: Knight of the Golden Horseshoe

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  • 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 …

  • 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 …