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A Timeline for the Colonists at Plymouth (the Pilgrims) 1606-1627
After meeting with other separatists at Gainshorough under John Smyth, a separate congregation was formed at Scrooby.
The colony at Jamestown was founded.
The Scrooby congregation made their first attempt to get into Holland.
The Scrooby congregation made their second attempt to get into Holland.
An application for the congregation to move from Amsterdam to Leyden was granted.
The movement of the congregation from Amsterdam to Leyden was completed.
Robinson's Justification for Separation was published.
Robinson and four others completed purchase of the Groenepoort in Leyden.
Cushman and Carver negotiate for the first time with the Virginia Company, and present them with the seven articles.
First patent for Virginia granted to the Leyden congregation.
The New Netherlands Company offered to settle the congregation on the Hudson.
31 July (dated by Dexter)
The congregation left. Leyden for Delftshaven.
The Mayflower left Plymouth England, and the Speedwell returned to London.
The Mayflower made landfall on Cape Cod.
The first encounter with the natives.
First exploration of New Plimoth.
Felling of timber for building was begun.
A fire in the common house.
Arrival of Samoset in New Plimoth.
First meeting with Massasoit. Peace was made.
The Mayflower left New Plimoth for England.
John Carver died, and Bradford was elected governor with Allerton as his assistant.
First marriage in New Plimoth between Susannah White and Edward Winslow.
Frederick V fled to the Netherlands, and the Protestant Union was dissolved.
Ten men were sent to Nauset to find John Billington.
Duel between Edward Doty and Edward Lester.
At the beginning of the month, the Fortune left London but was held back by crosswinds.
Ten men went to Nemasket to rescue Squanto.
A three-day feast was celebrated with the natives.
The natives made a document of subjection to King James.
The shallop went to Massachusetts for discovery and trade.
The Fortune arrived in New Plimoth with Robert Cushman.
The Fortune left for England with Robert Cushman.
A threat from the Narragansett was received.
A letter was received from John Huddleston telling of the Virginia massacre.
The palisade was finished.
At the end of the month, the men from the Sparrow arrived.
Squanto was left under the protection of the Governor after a confrontation with Massasoit.
At the end of the summer, Weston's men finally left for Wessagussett.
Work was begun on the fort at New Plimoth.
Some of Weston's men arrived with the Charity and the Swan, and various letters were delivered.
The Sparrow and the Discovery arrived with trade goods, bringing with them John Pory.
A joint trading expedition was undertaken with men from Wessagussett.
The Paragon left London for the first time.
Squanto died at Cape Cod.
The Paragon left London for the second time.
A letter came from Wessagussett asking advice and telling of their needs.
Massacre of English by the Dutch at Amboina.
Wessagussett hung a corn thief.
Planting by particular was begun.
Winslow cured Massasoit 's illness.
Standish left for Wessagussett with eight men.
Weston arrived seeking help.
The Little James sailed from Portsmouth.
A drought began late in the month.
The Anne sailed from Portsmouth.
Late in the month the Patent arrived.
A Day of humiliation was observed in New Plimoth.
A Day of Thanksgiving was observed in New Plimoth.
The Anne arrived in New Plimoth.
The Little James arrived in New Plimoth.
Governor Bradford's wedding was celebrated.
Captain Robert Gorges arrived in New Plimoth and called Weston to account.
Winslow left for England on the Anne.
A fire in New Plimoth burned several buildings.
Weston left for Virginia and Gorges returned to England bringing with him some of the discontented settlers.
Lyford's letters were intercepted by Bradford.
Winslow returned on the Charity with the Lyfords and cattle.
Lyford and Oldham were called to court and Oldham was expelled. The ship carpenter died.
Winslow left for England on the Little James, with another of Lyfords letters being discovered on the ship and given over to the Governor.
Winslow returned on the Jacob with news of the company's break-up.
Death of Robert Cushman.
Death of John Robinson in Leyden.
Standish left for London in the White Angel, accompanied by the Little James, which was later taken by Turks.
Standish returned from England, with news of the deaths of John Robinson, Robert Cushman, and others.
Allerton left for England to negotiate with the Adventurers.
The Sparrowhawk was wrecked of f the coast of Cape Cod.
Bradford received a letter from Issack de Rasieres.
Allerton returned from England at about this time.