1589–1657

March 19, 1589, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England.

May 9, 1657, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Burial Hill Cemetery, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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Bradford is best known to the secular world as Governor of Ply­mouth Colony. He sailed to Ply­mouth on the famous May­flow­er in 1620, and was elected to office at least 30 times. His works include:

  1. And Truly It Is a Most Glorious Thing