William Brewster of the Pilgrim Fathers
Follow the life of William Brewster, the leader of the Pilgrim Fathers, from his home in Scrooby, England, through his time at Cambridge University, his service with the English diplomat, William Davison in the low countries, his flight to freedom of worship in Holland, his journey to the New World with the Pilgrim Fathers on the Mayflower and his part in founding Plymouth foundation.
The team who together produced this book are from years 5 and 6 of the Parish Church of England Primary School, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. William Brewster and other Separatists worshipped in the Old Hall, which is just down the road from our school.
This book is the fifth in the American Roots in English Soil (ARIES) series to be written with schools. The Project helps schools and communities in the East of England to research their links with early American history. John Haden is a writer, lecturer and independent adviser to school and a former headteacher.
John Haden and the Pupils of the Parish Church Primary School Gainsborough