John Winthrop's Role As Governor

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John Winthrop was born January 22, 1588 in Edwardstone, England. Winthrop sold his English estate, joined the Massachusetts Bay Colony and moved to New England. He became the governor of Boston. He wrote A City Upon a Hill. He had controversies with Roger Williams, a Puritan with Separatist tendencies whom Winthrop was friends with. Winthrop served as governor for 11 years out of 18 years. He died on March 26th, 1649 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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