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Edward Winslow


Joshua J. Mark
by School of Robert Walker
published on 11 November 2020
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Portrait of Plymouth Colony Governor Edward Winslow (l. 1595-1655 CE) by or after Robert Walker, 1651 CE.
Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth, MA

Edward Winslow was one of the passengers of the Mayflower voyage of 1620 CE and a prominent member of the Plymouth Colony of Massachusetts (1620-1691 CE). He served as governor of the colony three times, negotiated the peace treaty with the neighboring Native Americans, and participated in a number of other significant events which helped strengthen the relationship between colonists and natives in New England. He is best known for his written works chronicling the early years of the colony.

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Walker, S. O. R. (2020, November 11). Edward Winslow. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Walker, School O. R. "Edward Winslow." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 11, 2020.

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Walker, School O. R. "Edward Winslow." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Nov 2020. Web. 02 Mar 2021.

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