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.
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.
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.