Beverley Robinson

Beverley Robinson (11 January 1721–9 April 1792), a wealthy colonist from New York, was a son of the Hon. John Robinson of Virginia, who was the President of that colony. He is mostly remembered as the commander of the Loyal American Regiment, a loyalist regiment in the American War of Independence and for his work with the British secret service during the war. After the war he retired to Britain.

Read more about Beverley RobinsonEarly Life, Colonel in The American Revolution, Involvement With Benedict Arnold, After The War

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Beverley Robinson - After The War
... At the end of the war, Colonel Robinson, with a part of his family, went to England ... Like many loyalists who moved there, he reportedly felt out of place and unappreciated ...

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