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Bermuda stamp, quarter-penny, showing the Sea Venture -- the ship carrying the people who (involuntarily) settled Bermuda.

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Mayflower Passenger List... Mayflower Passenger List    The passengers on the Mayflower included single men, married couples, and families with children. A large portion of the passengers left England for religious freedom. These passengers, more commonly known as "pilgrims," were part of the religious congregation of Leiden, Holland and were non-conformists. Three of them were pregnant women.

Mayflower Passenger List | LoveToKnow

The Mayflower passenger list is interesting to study. It is amazing that 102 determined pilgrims left all they had to come to America to begin a new life of ...

Thomas Boleyn- Father of Mary, Anne and George -- grandfather of Elizabeth 1. Mixed ideas about his character.

In Defence of Thomas Boleyn, Father of Anne Boleyn - The Anne Boleyn Files

I recently read a comment on a Tudor history Facebook page which really struck me and got me thinking, as well as banging my head on my desk. The writer was of the opinion that Thomas Boleyn did not deserve to be buried in St Peter’s Church, Hever, and that he should have been buried […]

Mayflower II - Replica of the historic ship that brought the Pilgrims to America - Plymouth, MA - photo by B N Sullivan

Mayflower II - Replica of the historic ship that brought the Pilgrims to America

Mayflower II Location: Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA This wooden vessel is a replica of the Mayflower, the sailing ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620. The Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction, was built in Devon, England. According to an on-line FAQ about the vessel: Mayflower II is a square-rigged vessel that is about 25 feet wide and 106 feet long, displacing 236 tons of water. She has four masts, including a mainmast, foremast, mizzen and sprit, with a total of six…

Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick. Richard spent several years of his childhood at Middleham Castle in Wensleydale under the tutelage of his cousin Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (later known as the "Kingmaker" because of his role in the Wars of the Roses).

Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick

Richard Neville, jure uxoris 16th Earl of Warwick and suo jure 6th Earl of Salisbury (22 November 1428 - 14 April 1471), was a leading figure in the War of the Roses during which he helped depose the Lancastrian King Henry VI in favour of the Yorkist King Edward IV. This earned him his nickname of "the Kingmaker". After falling out with Edward, the Earl attempted to replace the king with Edward's brother, George, Duke of Clarence. When this failed, Neville successfully overthrew Edward and…

Stephen Hopkins (1581 - 1644)

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Born in 30 Apr 1581 and died in 20 Aug 1644 , Stephen Hopkins

When the Mayflower was no longer of use, they took it apart and recycled it as a barn (pictured above).

End of the Mayflower — MayflowerHistory.com

The Internet's most complete resource on the Mayflower and the Pilgrims, with genealogy, history, primary source documents, a complete passenger list, and much more.

On this day 6th September 1620 149 pilgrims set sail on The Mayflower for the new world. The Pilgrim Fathers (Original) art by Peter Jackson

The Pilgrim Fathers by Peter Jackson at the Illustration Art Gallery

Artist: Peter Jackson (biography) Medium: Gouache on Board Size: 11" x 17" (270mm x 420mm) Date: 1964 This is the original Gouache painting by Peter Jackson. The Wonderful Story of Britain: The Pilgrim Fathers. The Mayflower sails from Plymouth, bound for America, as family and friends wave goodbye from the pier. This is the original artwork from Treasure no. 106 (23 January 1965). zReligious zAdventure zHistorical zPolitical zLck

Mayflower Steps -  The Mayflower Steps are close to the site in the Barbican area of Plymouth, south-west England, from which the Pilgrim Fathers are believed to have finally left England aboard the Mayflower, before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to settle in North America on 6 September 1620. The traditional site of their disembarkation in North America is Plymouth Rock.

Mayflower Steps - The Mayflower Steps are close to the site in the Barbican area of Plymouth, south-west England, from which the Pilgrim Fathers are believed to have finally left England aboard the Mayflower, before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to settle in North America on 6 September 1620. The traditional site of their disembarkation in North America is Plymouth Rock.

Katie's Blog. The Sea Venture

The Sea Venture

May 15th 1609, Woolwich, London: A flotilla of 7 ships set off from Woolwich, the Third Supply heading for Jamestown, Virginia. The Swallow – Capt. Moone and Master Somers The Diamond –…

"The Mayflower and Speedwell in Dartmouth Harbor", oil painting by Leslie Wilcox, circa 1971. #mayflower

History of the Mayflower Ship

The Mayflower is one of the most important ships in American history. This cargo ship brought the pilgrims to Massachusetts during the Great Puritan Migration in the 17th century. These pilgrims were

The pilgrims selected a site on the western shore of Cape Cod in Massachusetts which they named Plymouth and where they established their colony. During that first winter, 46 of the 102 colonists died from the severe cold plus an influenza type of illness known as the “great sickness”, and left the remaining colonists weakened and without adequate food and supplies.

The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers

The pilgrims selected a site on the western shore of Cape Cod in Massachusetts which they named Plymouth and where they established their colony. During that first winter, 46 of the 102 colonists died from the severe cold plus an influenza type of illness known as the “great sickness”, and left the remaining colonists weakened and without adequate food and supplies.

The "Sea Venture" ... sailed as part of a flotilla ... [destined for] Jamestown, Virginia. On 23 July, a hurricane at sea separated the Sea Venture from the other vessels. After four days, she began taking on water. Land was sited and she wrecked between two reefs off the shores of Bermuda.  All passengers safely made land."  Two small ships were reconstructed from wreckage and successfully sailed for Virginia, inspiring the English to continue their colonial efforts in North America.

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sea venture bermuda | Life-sized model of Sea Venture in St Georges, Bermuda (Not a replica ...

Bermuda

The flag of Bermuda features a big red monster attacking a ship... or, at least, that's what it seems to show

What Pilgrims And Native Americans Actually Ate At The First Thanksgiving

What Pilgrims And Native Americans Actually Ate At The First Thanksgiving | Viral Times

In 1621, a celebration was held at Plymouth Plantation after a successful growing season. In the years before, the Pilgrims struggled to harvest and hunt enough food to survive in what would one day become America.