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Plymouth Rock postcard, about 1905

Plymouth Rock postcard, about 1905 In the early tourists visiting Plymouth Rock were provided a hammer so that they could take a piece of the rock as a souvenir. By what was left of the rock was fenced off within a memorial.

viking Rollo king of Normans/Northmen the tree to William the conqueror

Cronological tree william I - Richard II, Duke of Normandy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anne Hutchinson and Mary Dyer Memorial Herb Garden  Historic Aquidneck

Anne Hutchinson and Mary Dyer Memorial Herb Garden Historic Aquidneck

Memorial plaque for Anne Marbury Hutchinson, a heroic foremother of mine.

Anne (Marbury) Hutchinson Grave Stone – Layed in April, placed at Founders Brook Park on Aquidneck Island (Portsmouth), Rhode Island

Sir William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke. Greatest knight who ever lived. Only important player in the Plantagenet/Angevin era, from Henry II to John, who saw it all

William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke. Effigy above the tomb in Temple Church, London

joseph hinkley - Google Search

joseph hinkley - Google Search

John Rockwell, Sr. - Revolutionary War Veteran

John Rockwell, Sr. - Revolutionary War Veteran

The Royal proclamation of 1763 was issued October 7, 1763, by king George iii following great Britains acquisition of French territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian war.

The Proclamation of 1763 . The proclamation drew an imaginary line along the crest of the Appalachian Mountains.

Before America had its Bill of Rights and Constitution, there was this.  Puritanism was not a religion, but a number of Protestant movements, that included what later became the Episcopal, Presbyterian and Congregational Churches. People who did not live and worship by THEIR rules were persecuted, including 4 Quakers who were hung. Then there were the Salem Witch Trials. Other Citizens were jailed, branded, whipped, and publicly tortured for "religious" failings. Do not ever forget this!

That is just plain hate mongering. no one believes that young girls have the devil in them . or that women can make a cows milk go soar with a spell.

JOHANN TETZEL: A Roman Catholic German Dominican friar and preacher. Tetzel was reputedly known for granting indulgences in exchange for money, which allow a remission of temporal punishment due to sin, the guilt of which has been forgiven, a position heavily challenged by Martin Luther.

JOHANN TETZEL: A Roman Catholic German Dominican friar and preacher. Tetzel was reputedly known for granting indulgences in exchange for money, which allow a remission of temporal punishment due to sin, the guilt of which has been forgiven, a position heavily challenged by Martin Luther.

My Revolutionary War ancestor. Rev. Benjamin Cole left the Redcoats and joined the American soldiers. After the war, he became a Baptist circuit riding preacher and covered all 13 colonies before settling in WNY. He is also believed to have descended from Irish nobility.

My Revolutionary War ancestor. Rev. Benjamin Cole left the Redcoats and joined the American soldiers. After the war, he became a Baptist circuit riding preacher and covered all 13 colonies before settling in WNY. He is also believed to have descended from Irish nobility.

Gov. William Bradford (1590-1657) William Bradford was the governor of Plymouth colony. He came to New England on the Mayflower in 1620 and in 1621, on the death of John Carver, was chosen leader of the Pilgrims.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

When Christmas Was Banned in Boston

William Bradford William Bradford was the governor of Plymouth colony. He came to New England on the Mayflower in 1620 and in on the death of John Carver, was chosen leader of the Pilgrims.

Twenty years after the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, the first book ever printed in America-to-be came off the presses in Cambridge, Massachusetts—a book colloquially known as the Bay Psalm Book, in place of its more extensive title, The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre.

Oldest Book Printed on American Soil To Go Up for Sale

“The Bay Psalm Book” is the very first book printed in America in 1640 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by Stephen Daye, first printer of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.