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Stephen Tomkins

A fishing fleet on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland, copper engraving, French, 1683 © Bridgeman Images.

The first pilgrim settlers to America tried, and failed, to settle in Newfoundland.

Behaving: puritan worship in the time of Elizabeth I, lithograph from The Church of England: A History for the People, by H.D.M. Spence-Jones, 1910.

At a moment when puritans had to tread carefully, William Hacket tried to overthrow the queen and Church.