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Anne Marbury Hutchinson statue, Boston. Close friend of Mary Dyer, and expelled from the colony for "heresy" because she preached "God's grace and God's love"


After she was expelled Massachusetts Bay Colony for her strong religious convictions, Anne Hutchinson lived out her years in exile, first in Aquidneck, Rhode Island and later on Long Island. She died during an attack by Native Americans in September, 1643. Hutchinson had not succeeded in changing the laws of her time. But her courageous actions helped set the stage for an America in which religious freedom was a reality.


Anne Hutchinson. Wasn't afraid to stand up to the legalistic leaders in her church over unfair treatment of the Indians. Got kicked out of her town for her actions but stood strong in her beliefs.

from History of Massachusetts

Anne Hutchinson: Religious Rebel

“Anne Hutchinson Preaching in Her House in Boston,” illustration published in Harper’s Monthly, circa February 1901

1638 – Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643) is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent


How a Puritan Woman’s Fight for Freedom Led to the KJV’s Prominence in America, Part 1 -The author of this website takes the stance that Anne Hutchinson and her passion for theology assisted in the fate of the King James Version of the Bible. This is part one of two, the second portion can be found on this board under Puritan religion.

from Education

Quotes From Anne Hutchinson, Controversial New England Religious Figure

Quotes by Anne Hutchinson - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.