Eliot John

Eliot

, John 1604-1690.
English missionary in America who converted many Native Americans to Christianity and contributed to The Bay Psalm Book (1640), the first book printed in New England. His translation of the Bible into the Massachusett language (1663) was the first Bible published in the Americas.
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Eliot John Fraser, aged 31, of Binley Road, Binley, Coventry, driving while disqualified and using a vehicle without insurance, community service order for 80 hours.