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date: 02 March 2021

Leverett, Johnlocked

( July 1616–16 March 1679)
  • Robert Middlekauff

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Leverett, John ( July 1616–16 March 1679), Puritan leader and governor of Massachusetts, was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, the son of Thomas Leverett and Anne Fisher. Thomas Leverett was a landowner and a protector in England of the great Puritan minister John Cotton...

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