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)
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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.
A Pilgrim Father was one who, leaving Europe in 1620 because not permitted to sing psalms through his nose, followed it to Massachusetts, where he could personate God according to the dictates of his conscience.
WHEN President Trump suggested that some of his fellow politicians should return home whence they came, many wondered aloud whose home America is anyway - and importantly, what a shed load of hassle and aggravation it would have saved if the Native Americans had said "[Something] Off!" rather than "How!", and resolutely told the Pilgrim Fathers to go back where they came from.
Delve into the four-century history of the Pilgrim Fathers with the new release from the Mayflower 400 UK team.
Plymouth MP Luke Pollard rejects claims the Pilgrim Fathers set sail from Newlyn, Cornwall
No, Mr Price, we are aboard the Mayflower with the Pilgrim Fathers sailing away with hope in our hearts from the repressive and restrictive policies of the European Union and towards a brighter future dealing with our many friends across the seas.
President Shealagh Nixon introduced Helen Kelly who gave a brief history of quilting from its origins in ancient Egypt, through its practical use as protection during the crusades, into its export to the United States with the Pilgrim fathers in the 17th century and on to its demise in the 20th century due to cheap imports from the Far East.
| 1620: The 101 Pilgrim Fathers set sail from Plymouth in the Mayflower, captained by Myles Standish.
1620: Pilgrim Fathers depart Leiden for England before heading to America.
Sir John pointed out that next year the UK and the US will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers and highlighted the many historic links between the two countries.
It was the site of many famous departures, most notably that of the Pilgrim Fathers, who set sail for the New World on board The Mayflower in 1620 with 120 passengers.
And certainly, a huge Thanksgiving celebration took place in 1621, after the Pilgrim Fathers had survived their first winter and reaped their first harvest in Plimoth Plantation, in what is now the state of Massachusetts.