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John Winthrop [electronic resource] : America's forgotten founding father / Francis J. Bremer.

By: Bremer, Francis J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 478 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780198034018 (electronic bk.); 0198034016 (electronic bk.); 1602569002; 9781602569003; 9780195149135 (Cloth); 0195149130 (Cloth); 128048196X; 9781280481963.Subject(s): Winthrop, John, 1588-1649 | Governors -- Massachusetts -- Biography | Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Biography | Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 | Puritans -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century | Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603 | Great Britain -- History -- Early Stuarts, 1603-1649 | England -- Church history -- 16th century | England -- Church history -- 17th century | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | Governors -- Massachusetts | Puritans -- MassachusettsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: John Winthrop.DDC classification: 974.4/02/092 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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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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