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Dyer, Marylocked

(?–01 June 1660)
  • M. Jane Lewis


Dyer, Mary (?–01 June 1660), religious martyr, was born Mary Barrett. Nothing is known of her birthplace, parentage, or life before 1635 other than that she married William Dyer, a prosperous merchant, on 27 October 1633 in the parish church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, and that the first of their six children, born 24 October 1634, was buried three days later. In 1635 Dyer became part of the great migration to New England begun in 1630 and led by ...

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