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Robinson, John

(ca. 1576–1625). Pastor to the Pilgrim Fathers (see United Church of Christ, I A 1 and 2); b. probably in or near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire (or in Nottinghamshire?), Eng.; probably educ. Cambridge; ordained Ch. of Eng.; probably curate Norwich ca. 1602; became Puritan; joined separatist cong. at Gainsborough; apparently assoc. with separatist cong. at Scrooby Manor 1607; to Amsterdam, Holland, 1608; pastor of separatists at Leiden 1609 with W. Brewster* as ruling elder; d. Leiden.

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