Williams, Roger, 1604-1683
- Existence: 1604 - 1683
Roger Williams (c. 21 December 1603 – between 27 January and 15 March 1683)was a Puritan minister, theologian, and author who founded Providence Plantations, which became the Colony of Rhode Island. He was a staunch advocate for religious freedom, separation of church and state, and fair dealings with Native Americans, and he was one of the first abolitionists.
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Identifier: Mss 831172.1
Overview In English.