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Edward Winslow

Edward Winslow, British colonial governor.

Background

  • Winslow, Edward was born on October 18, 1595 in Droitwich, England. Son of Edward and Magdalene Ollyver (or Oliver) Winslow.

  • Career

    • Chief of 3 commrs.

    Works

    • Author: Good News from New England or a True Relation of Things Very Remarkable at the Plantation of Plymouth in New England … (narrative of years 1621-1623, 1st history of Plymouth Colony), 1624. Hypocrisie Unmasked by the True Relation of the Proceedings of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts against Samuel Gorton, 1646. New England’s Salamander Discovered by an Irreligious and Scornfull Pamphlet, 1647.

      The Glorious Progress of the Gospel among the Indians in New England, 1649.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Barker, May 16, 1618. Married second, Susanna Fuller White, May 12, 1621.
    • father: Edward Winslow
    • mother: Magdalene Ollyver (or Oliver) Winslow
    • spouses: Elizabeth Barker
    • Susanna Fuller White
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    Born October 18, 1595
    Died March 8, 1655
    (aged 59)
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