Roger Williams was a Puritan, an English Reformed theologian, and later a
Reformed Baptist .... Williams later named his third child "Providence," as well,
the first born in his new settle...
Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island, Arrived in Boston February 5, 1631.
Williams founded the colony of Rhode Island based upon principles of complete
On this day in History, Rhode Island founder banished from Massachusetts on
Oct 09, 1635. ... In Providence, Roger Williams also founded the first Baptist
church in America and edited the first ... news. Did Florida Host the First
Roger Williams founded the first permanent white settlement in Rhode Island at ...
The Revolution did not alter Rhode Island's governmental structure (the royal ...
Drypoint etching, 1936, by Arthur W. Heintzelman, commemorating the
Tercentenary of the founding of Rhode Island by Roger Williams. Courtesy of
Roger Williams came to the New World in 1631 with much the same hopes as ...
few friends founded a settlement they called Providence Plantations , which soon
... He did not advocate a wall between church and state; he mourned the wall's ...
Roger Williams fled the Massachusetts Colony and established a colony for
religious dissidents, which later became the state of Rhode Island. Rhode Island
Jul 4, 2000 ... Roger Williams founded the colony of Rhode Island and was an ... To his credit,
as John Winthrop noted, “Mr. Williams and the rest did make an ...
Roger Williams founded Rhode Island, and did so as a refuge of religious
freedom. That's important now, but it was apparently so unimportant back then
Here he purchased land from the Indians and founded Providence (Winslow 131)
. ... These powerful Puritans in Parliament remembered Roger Williams. ... been
to in the past did not fit this picture, this church--his church--did not fit the image ...