A chat with Governor William Bradford
is most illuminating - in my case, one Yorkshireman speaking to another with just 15 or 16 generations between.
He discusses classical antiquity in promotional tracts for the settlement of New England; Thomas Morton of Ma-re Mount: the Lady of Learning versus the Elephants of Wit; access to humane learning in Plymouth Plantation; and landing with Seneca, founding with Pliny, exiled with Ovid: governor William Bradford
and the classics.
3 megawatts of new energy generation for more than 3,000 tribal buildings and homes across the nation, and save benefitted communities more than $2 million each year, said Office of Indian Energy Director William Bradford
I have been an avid reader of S&H for many years, but I'm as redneck and right-wing as they come: 13 generations in agriculture on this continent, direct descendant of William Bradford
pdf) writings by Plymouth leaders Edward Winslow and William Bradford
show that five deer contributed to the dinner by Massasoit, the leader of the Wampanoag people, were the main attraction.
Much of Steve's artistic inspiration is based on historic painting, including Hudson River Landscape painters Frederic Edwin Church, and William Bradford
, who explored the coast of Labrador and Greenland.
The pictures from William Edward Parry's 1821-23 expedition, and some of the earliest Arctic photos, snapped by William Bradford
, George White and Thomas Mitchell, are fascinating.
Donegan successfully reframes our understanding of these settlements by reading against traditional sources (such as those of John Smith, Thomas Harriot, William Bradford
, and Richard Ligon) and focusing instead on more unsettled accounts, particularly Ralph Lane's An Account of the Particularities of the Imployments of the English Men Left in Virginia and George Percy's Observations Gathered out of a Discourse and A Trewe Relacyon of the Proceedings and Ocurrentes of Momente Which Have Hapned in Virginia.
The following year Governor William Bradford
decreed that a special day be designated as a day of feasting and prayer to show the colonists' gratitude that they were still alive.
Chapters four and five discuss in some detail the images of America created by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca in Naufragios and by William Bradford
in his work, Of Plymouth Plantation, respectively.
AS millions of children rush downstairs to be greeted by a pile of gifts under the tree on Christmas morning, 11-year-old William Bradford
will find only one.
The extracts below are taken from "Of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647'' by William Bradford
, who was five times governor of Plymouth Colony, and who chronicled the lives, triumphs and tragedies of early New England.