Image from page 44 of “Towns of New England and old England, Ireland and Scotland” (1921)
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Title: Towns of New England and old England, Ireland and Scotland
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: State Street Trust Company (Boston, Mass.) Forbes, Allan, 1874-1955
Subjects: Cities and towns — New England Cities and towns — Great Britain Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) — Anniversaries, etc New England — History
Publisher: New York G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Contributing Library: University of Connecticut Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Connecticut Libraries
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lgrims sailed from the English town ofthis name seems to have been sufficient to keep ahve the friendship between thetwo places. There have been a number of visits of prominent persons to ourPlymouth, chief of which perhaps was that of The Lord Bishop of Winchester, Rt.Rev. Ethelbert Talbot, who laid the corner stone of the new Christ Church in ourPlymouth in 1912. At another celebration held in 1853 an invitation was sent tothe Pastor of the Pilgrim Church at Southwark, London, but his extreme age pre-vented his acceptance; an interesting letter, however, was received from the Burgo-master, Aldermen and Councillors of Delfshaven, Netherlands. During the fes-tivities, English and Dutch flags were flown beside that of our country. Few people, we believe, know that Plj^mouth was not named by the Pilgrims,but was so called by Prince Charles (afterwards Charles the Second) and placedby Capt. John Smith on his map sLx years before, while he was in command of an PLYMOUTH attd SOUTHAMPTON 35
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Fram Pilsrim Falhrrs: trr Tht FkutuUts of Sew Englaiu] in Ihe Reisn of James the First. by W. H. Battrit DELFSH-WEN, HOLLAND, the port from which the Pilgrims sailed for Southampton, England, just previous to their voyage to New England. expedition fitted out under the patronage of Sir Ferdinando Gorges, who was thegovernor of the castle in old Plj-mouth. Another curious fact is that the wordPilgrim was not used in connection with these early Plymouth settlers untilabout one hundred and seventy years after the landing. The relation of the Indians to the pioneers at Plymouth will always be of greatinterest, and from these well-known hnes it would appear as if the settlers werein constant fear of attacks:— So once, for fear of Indian beating,Our grandsires bore their guns to meeting;Each man equipped on Sunday mornWith psalm book, shot, and powder horn,And looked in form as all must grant.Like th ancient true church militant,Or fierce like modern deep divines.Who fight with quills lik
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