Joseph Dudley 1647 - 1720; Joseph Dudley was an English colonial administrator. A native of Roxbury, Massachusetts, and the son of one of its founders, Dudley had a leading role in the administration of the Dominion of New England.
Nathaniel Bacon 1647 - 1676; Nathaniel Bacon was a colonist of the Virginia Colony, famous as the instigator of Bacon’s Rebellion of 1676, which collapsed when Bacon himself died from dysentery.
William Kidd 1645 - 1701; Captain William Kidd was a Scottish sailor who was tried and executed for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean.
William Penn& Etc
1644 - 1718; William Penn was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Isaac Newton 1643 - 1727
He studied a lot of things, including alchemy, the History of Alchemy Podcast did an episode on him.
Solomon Stoddard 1643 - 1729; Solomon Stoddard was the pastor of the Congregationalist Church in Northampton, MA. He succeeded the Rev. Eleazer Mather, marrying his widow around 1670.
King Philip’s War, Gottfried von Keibniz (1646 - 1716 – German mathematician and philosopher) and my book shelf.
Metacomet c. 1642 - 1676; Metacomet, also known as King Philip or Metacom, or occasionally Pometacom, was a war chief or sachem of the Wampanoag Indians and their leader in King Philip’s War, a widespread uprising against English colonists in New England.
Jacob Leisler 1640 - 1691; Jacob Leisler was a German born American colonist. He helped create the Huguenot settlement of New Rochelle in 1688 and later served as the acting Lieutenant Governor of New York.
Edward Taylor - 1642 - 1729: Colonial era poet in New England. He died requesting his poetry would never be published, 200 year later they were.
Increase Mather 1639 - 1723; Increase Mather son of Richard Mather was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay.
I thought Increase Mather was a woman when I drew a portrait of him. Apologies to any of you Increase Mather fans out there. Working on this project has, I think, helped me understand my of my own unconscious ignorance, particularly in how international are portrayed. To be completely honest, I was not born with completely political correct behavior. Pardon my Americanisms.