Born: March 19, 1589, Aus­ter­field, York­shire, Eng­land.

Died: May 9, 1657, Ply­mouth, Mass­a­chu­setts.

Buried: Bur­i­al Hill, Ply­mouth, Mass­a­chu­setts.

Bradford is best known to the se­cu­lar world as Gov­er­nor of Ply­mouth Col­o­ny. He em­i­grat­ed 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