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Banished from Boston
     

Banished from Boston

by Willard Sterne Randall
 
Daughter of a persecuted English dissenter, midwife Anne Marbury Hutchinson fled with her 11 children in 1634 to New England, seeking freedom to pursue her Puritan beliefs. She quickly rose to prominence, organizing discussion groups in her new home, and she dared to critique the sermons of Boston’s clergy, for which she was indicted for sedition. Here’s

Overview

Daughter of a persecuted English dissenter, midwife Anne Marbury Hutchinson fled with her 11 children in 1634 to New England, seeking freedom to pursue her Puritan beliefs. She quickly rose to prominence, organizing discussion groups in her new home, and she dared to critique the sermons of Boston’s clergy, for which she was indicted for sedition. Here’s the little-told story of her indictment and trial and the tragic events that followed.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013513907
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
971,361
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

After a successful career as an investigative journalist, Willard Sterne Randall pursued advanced studies in history at Princeton University. Biographer of Benjamin and William Franklin, of Benedict Arnold, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Ethan Allen, he has taught American history at John Cabot University in Rome and at the University of Vermont and Champlain College, where he was Distinguished Scholar in History and a Professor.
Nancy Nahra, award-winning poet, has published numerous articles in scholarly journals in history and the humanities both in the United States and England. With Willard Sterne Randall she has co- authored of four volumes of history and biography. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colby College in Maine, she holds an M.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Princeton. She has studied and been a tutor at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris. She has taught literature and language courses in French and in English literature, as well as Latin classics in translation at the University of Vermont and later at John Cabot University in Rome, where she holds a permanent appointment as Visiting Professor of Humanities after being Poet in Residence there. Most recently at Champlain College in Vermont, she was Professor of Humanities and also served as Coordinator for Humanities.

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