The New England Knight

Born of obscure origins in 1651, William Phips became a sea captain out of Boston, an adventurer in search of Spanish treasure in the Caribbean.

The New England Knight

The New England Knight

Born of obscure origins in 1651, William Phips became a sea captain out of Boston, an adventurer in search of Spanish treasure in the Caribbean. After years of privateering, he became the first royal governor of Massachusetts in 1692. This biography presents a well-rounded picture of Phips. As an unusual figure among colonial governors, his uniqueness helps us to understand the politics and society of New England during his era. 20 illustrations.

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The New England Knight
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Emerson W. Baker, John G. Reid
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Born of obscure origins in 1651, William Phips became a sea captain out of Boston, an adventurer in search of Spanish treasure in the Caribbean. After years of privateering, he became the first royal governor of Massachusetts in 1692. This biography presents a well-rounded picture of Phips. As an unusual
A Storm of Witchcraft
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Emerson W. Baker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Beginning in January 1692, Salem Village in colonial Massachusetts witnessed the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft in early America. Villagers--mainly young women--suffered from unseen torments that caused them to writhe, shriek, and contort their bodies, complaining of pins stuck into their flesh and of being haunted by specters.
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1896
Language: en
Pages: 612
Authors: Nehgs, New-England Historic
Categories: New England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-03-01 - Publisher: Heritage Books

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 50, 1896 . New England Historic Genealogical Society. (1896) reprint, index, illus., 612 pp.
Daily Life During the Salem Witch Trials
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: K. David Goss
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Discusses daily life during the Salem witch trials in seventeenth-century New England, exploring such topics as domestic life, business, piracy, politics, religion, education, law, and marriage.
Subjects unto the Same King
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Jenny Hale Pulsipher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-14 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title Land ownership was not the sole reason for conflict between Indians and English, Jenny Pulsipher writes in Subjects unto the Same King, a book that cogently redefines the relationship between Indians and colonists in seventeenth-century New England. Rather, the story is

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