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What were pilgrims called in England?

Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020

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The Pilgrims is the name for the early settlers of the Plymouth Colony, which is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. These people referred to themselves as Separatists. Most of them were either Methodists or Puritans. In 1620 they traveled from England on a ship called the Mayflower.

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Just so, what other name did the pilgrims go by?

They were also called Separatists.

Also, how were the Pilgrims persecuted in England? The Pilgrims were English Separatists who founded Plymouth Colony in 1620. The Pilgrims, fleeing religious persecution, broke away from the Church of England because they felt the Church violated biblical principles of true Christians.

Just so, why did the Pilgrims leave England?

The Pilgrims and Puritans came to America to practice religious freedom. The Separatists, under the leadership of William Bradford, decided to leave England and start a settlement of their own so that they could practice their religion freely.

What did the Pilgrims call America?

They established the Plymouth Colony in 1620. Why did the Pilgrims travel to America? Many of the Pilgrims were part of a religious group called Separatists. They were called this because they wanted to "separate" from the Church of England and worship God in their own way.

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Are Pilgrims Puritans?

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Did the Mayflower return to England?

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What is the mean of Pilgrim?

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Did the Pilgrims land in Provincetown?

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What language did the pilgrims speak?

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Who came to America before the Pilgrims?

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How were Puritans treated in England?

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Were the Pilgrims kicked out of England?

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Why were the Puritans kicked out of England?

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Who were the original Pilgrims?

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When did the Pilgrims decide to leave England?

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