Roger Williams was a Puritan, an English Reformed theologian, and later a
Reformed Baptist, .... He was then ordered to be banished. The execution of the
Religious dissident Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay
Colony by the General Court of Massachusetts. Williams had spoken out against
On this day in 1635, Puritan minister Roger Williams was found guilty of
spreading "newe & dangerous opinions" and banished from the Massachusetts
covered letters of Roger Williams, Mr. Pulsifer makes mention of another
discovery ... action of the general court by which Roger Williams was banished in
His sentence was banishment. Williams then purchased land from the
Narragansett Indians and established the settlement of Providence, Rhode Island
In 1636 his strong views clashed with those of John Winthrop, the governor of
Massachusetts who banished him from the strictly Puritan colony. Roger Williams
Oct 9, 2015 ... In 1635, Puritan minister Roger Williams was found guilty of spreading "newe &
dangerous opinions" and banished from the Massachusetts ...
A Puritan that had turned Separatist, Roger Williams wanted no part of the tainted
... The Puritan church and government banished Williams for being an impurity ...
Oct 9, 2013 ... Roger Williams left England in 1630 because of religious intolerance, but didn't
find quite what he was looking for in Massachusetts.
Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson both believe in a democratic society, with
freedom to worship as one.