How Did The Hutchinson's War Affect The Demise Of Boston?

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After her husband 's death a few years later, threats of Massachusetts taking over Rhode Island compelled Hutchinson to move outside the reach of Boston, into the lands of the Dutch. While five of her older surviving children remained in New England or in England, she settled with her younger children near an ancient landmark called Split Rock in what later became The Bronx in New York City. The Hutchinson 's were unfortunate in the timing of their settlement in this area, and soon became victims of the local unrest. During Kiefs war, the Indians invaded Hutchinson 's settlement and killed her along with her six children and other members of the household. Their bodies were dragged into the house which was set on fire to burn to the ground.
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