The Pilgrims or Pilgrim Fathers were early European settlers of the Plymouth
Colony in ... Separatists held that their differences with the Church of England
were ... Shortly thereafter, Smyth and m...
The congregation stayed briefly in Amsterdam and then moved to the city of ...
Although the Pilgrims had originally intended to settle near the Hudson River in ...
to stay behind in England or Holland when Mayflower left England were able to ...
From the Pilgrims' reasons for leaving Europe to the treacherous journey across
... the village of Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, left England and moved to Leyden, ...
Nov 21, 2013 ... There is much more to the story about why the Pilgrims really came to America.
To better understand why the Pilgrims left England to come to ...
Religious persecution had prompted the Pilgrims to move from England to ...
desire for greater religious freedom led them to leave Holland for America in
Oct 18, 2011 ... When he began working as a curator in Leiden's municipal archives, Bangs
admits he thought there was little left to learn about the Pilgrims.
Apr 7, 2008 ... ... of these separatists moved first to Amsterdam and then to Leiden in Holland. In
Leiden, many of the pilgrims worked hard as weavers. ... they did not leave
England for North American directly for that purpose. ... In William Bradford's
History of Plymouth Plantation (1620-1647, originally titled Of Plymouth.
The first group to leave England actually headed for the Dutch Netherlands in
1608. ... The Pilgrims were originally bound for Virginia to live north of
So the Pilgrims left England, in search of a safe place to practice their religion.
They chose to go to Holland and found a home in Leiden. For 12 years, they ...
May 22, 2008 ... Some fifty years before the Mayflower left port, a band of French colonists .... sort
of religious persecution that later drove the Pilgrims from England, .... Let us
move forward as one America, as American's and build upon what ...