The so-called pilgrims had to find a country where their Puritan beliefs could be practiced without persecution. The King of England had his own beliefs and his own supremacy of which must be followed and obeyed. The group made their way to the Low Countries and lived for a few years successfully. To start a new, in a new land, that would be the greatest freedom. So starts the idea of sailing across the ocean for the purpose of establishing a colony, which would be the perfect scenario. But, a land under England’s the jurisdiction may not be the perfect plan, let’s try it anyway.
About Terry Noorda
I record a podcast titled “Discovering America” that covers stories, histories about people and events that played apart in the discovering of America and leave the listener with a “I didn’t know that feeling.” Come along for the ride you won’t be disappointed.