1590 ca1657
an English Separatist leader who grew up in Yorkshire, and later moved to Leiden, Holland, and helped found the Plymouth Colony. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact while aboard the Mayflower in 1620. He served as Plymouth Colony Governor five times covering about thirty years between 1621 and 1657. His journal, Of Plymouth Plantation, covered the period from 1620 to 1657 in Plymouth Colony.
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10/25/1621-Governor William Bradford of U.S. colony Plymouth disallows sport on Christmas Day 
12/25/1621-Governor William Bradford of Plymouth forbids game playing on Christmas 
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Edward Winslow
...including Good Newes from New England and co-wrote with William Bradford the historic Mourt's Relation, which ends with...
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