Pilgrim Father


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Noun1.Pilgrim Father - one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620
colonist, settler - a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
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I reminded the audience of the peril which surrounded this self- emancipated young man at the North,--even in Mas- sachusetts, on the soil of the Pilgrim Fathers, among the descendants of revolutionary sires; and I ap- pealed to them, whether they would ever allow him to be carried back into slavery,--law or no law, con- stitution or no constitution.
Demi Moore is a bad girl in a strict Pilgrim Father community who has a roll in the hay with the Rev Gary Oldman.
Kirk-Smith does not mention that a similar claim to be descendants of the first Pilgrim Father was made by Longfellow and by President Ulysses Grant.
The descendants of the Pilgrim Fathers should not find it hard to understand and sympathize with it.
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In Cornwall Nick Crane uncovers William Daniell's paintings of Britain's coasts, Mark Horton reveals the remarkable story of explorer and adventurer Lachlan Macquarie, and Tessa Dunlop (above) investigates the hidden history of the Pilgrim Fathers.
It is a rare breed of herding farm dog which disappeared off to North America with the Pilgrim Fathers and never came back.
On New Year's Day, visit Plymouth from where the Pilgrim Fathers set off to the New World in 1620.
This harbour city in Devon shaped the lives of the Pilgrim Fathers - Sir Francis Drake, Charles Darwin and Captain Cook, as well as Scott of the Antarctica.
The US pilgrim fathers would not eat lobster because they thought it was a giant insect
Whilst there, we visited Plymouth in Massachusetts and saw the replica Mayflower which carried the brave Pilgrim Fathers across the Atlantic in 1620.