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John Winthrop : America's forgotten founding father

Author: Francis J Bremer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vividly paints the life of John Winthrop as a disappointed and disaffected member of the English elite, examining how and why Winthrop and others decided to cross the Atlantic and found the Massachusetts Bay Colony. This book shows how Winthrop developed the skills to become the first governor of the colony.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bremer, Francis J.
John Winthrop.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002038143
(OCoLC)50866816
Named Person: John Winthrop; John Winthrop
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis J Bremer
ISBN: 9780198034018 0198034016 1602569002 9781602569003 9780195149135 0195149130 128048196X 9781280481963
OCLC Number: 57124964
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 478 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Heritage --
Lavenham to London --
Reformation --
John and Adam --
Struggle --
Youth --
Turning points --
A Godly magistrate --
The Godly embattled --
The decision to migrate --
Christian charity --
Errand --
Passing through hell --
The best of them Was But an Attorney --
Relations with England --
On the Fringe --
War --
Struggling to hold the center --
New trials and disappointments --
War clouds and concerns --
Under attack --
Last years.
Responsibility: Francis J. Bremer.
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Vividly paints the life of John Winthrop as a disappointed and disaffected member of the English elite, examining how and why Winthrop and others decided to cross the Atlantic and found the Massachusetts Bay Colony. This book shows how Winthrop developed the skills to become the first governor of the colony.

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