Pilgrim Fathers


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(Historical Terms) the Pilgrim Fathers the English Puritans who sailed on the Mayflower to New England, where they founded Plymouth Colony in SE Massachusetts (1620)

Pilgrim Fathers

English Puritans who founded the colony of Plymouth in New England 1620.
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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.
1620: The 101 Pilgrim Fathers set sail from Plymouth in the Mayflower, captained by Myles Standish.
Almost 50% of the Signatories of American Independence and constitution were Welsh, 20% of the pilgrim fathers were Welsh, as was the captain of the Mayflower itself.
Step this way The Mayflower Steps are from where the Pilgrim Fathers are thought to have cast off for America in 1620.
The threepenny coin, used by the Pilgrim Fathers in Massachusetts and found in a wellpreserved condition, has been valued at between PS20,000 and PS25,000, although one US auction house has suggested it could fetch as much as PS1 million.
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WHEN did the Pilgrim Fathers establish Thanksgiving Day?
Tessa Dunlop (right) investigates the hidden history of the Pilgrim Fathers, while Mark Horton tells the story of explorer Lachlan Macquarie.
The American market is very interested in Raid: St Mary's them, as the Breeches Bible was the one the Pilgrim Fathers took to America with them.
Thanksgiving is celebrated by millions on the fourth Thursday of November in the US and on the second Monday of October in Canada commemorating a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621.
Boston scores with its history, which goes back to the days of the Pilgrim Fathers, when it was safer to drink beer than water.
The Pilgrim Fathers - the group that would go on to sail aboard the Mayflower and found the Plymouth colony in Massachusetts, where you'll find the more famous Boston - tried first to go to Holland in 1607, with their ship set to set off from the Lincolnshire port.