Governor Broadside is the Imperial Governor of the Imperial Soldiers in the Pirates theme, introduced in 1989. He was appointed by the King to try and stop the pirates that served under Captain Redbeard. He is distinguished from the other Imperials by his black with white trim bicorne and his jacket, which has a more elaborate look to it than that of the others.
- He appears in more video games than sets.
- A character with his name and his rough face (actually the Admiral Woodhouse) appears in LEGO Racers.
- He appears in the 1999 video game, Lego Racers. He is a CPR on the first and fourth circuits. You'll unlock him when you beat Captain Redbeard. He takes mostly green bricks.
- In 2856252 LEGO Battles: Ninjago, he has a same appearance as the Governor from 6242 Soldiers' Fort. However, he has a rifle in the game.
- According to various books/audio dramas he is the Governor of Port Royal on the island of Sabatina.