Historic Events of Colonial Days Rupert S. Holland

ISBN: 9781493771882

Published: November 15th 2013

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Historic Events of Colonial Days  by  Rupert S. Holland

Historic Events of Colonial Days by Rupert S. Holland
November 15th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 118 pages | ISBN: 9781493771882 | 7.70 Mb

The good ship Lyon had been sixty-seven days outward bound from the port of Bristol, in England, when she dropped anchor early in February, 1630, at Nantasket, near the entrance of Boston Harbor, in New England. The ship had met with many winterMoreThe good ship Lyon had been sixty-seven days outward bound from the port of Bristol, in England, when she dropped anchor early in February, 1630, at Nantasket, near the entrance of Boston Harbor, in New England. The ship had met with many winter storms, and passengers and crew were glad to see the shores of Massachusetts.

On the ninth of February the Lyon slipped through a field of drifting ice and came to anchor before the little settlement of Boston. On board the ship was a young man who was to play an exciting part in the story of the New World. Yet this young man, Roger Williams by name, seemed simple and quiet enough, as he and his wife came ashore and were welcomed by Governor John Winthrop. He was a young preacher, filled with a desire to carry his teaching to the new lands across the Atlantic Ocean, and he had been asked to be the minister of the First Church in Boston.

As it turned out, however, his ideas were not the ideas of the people of Boston, and he soon found that the First Church was not the place for him



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