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The Boston Martyrs

Two Quakers Executed

Mary Dyer off to the gallows. Again. Photo by

Considering one of the supposed reasons the Puritans came to America was to escape religious persecution, there sure was a lot of it in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Religious persecution was meted out by those fleeing from religious persecution. On the receiving end of the Puritans’ ire were the Quakers, members of the Religious Society of Friends.




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