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Nicholas Trott

jurist

Nicholas Trott, British jurist. member Government's Council of Carolina.

Background

Trott, Nicholas was born on January 30, 1663 in England. Son of Nicholas Trott.

Career

General in Bermuda, 1696-1697. Chief justice of Carolina, 1703-1729.

Works

  • Author: Clavis Linguae Sanctae, 1719. The Laws of the British Plantations in America, Relating to the Church and the Clergy, Religion and Learning, 1721. The Laws of the Province of South Carolina, 2 vols., 1736.

Membership

Member Government's Council of Carolina.

Connections

Married Jane Cooke; married second, Sarah (Cooke) Rhett, March 15, 1728.

father:
Nicholas Trott. Trott

spouses:
Jane Cooke

Sarah