Robinson, John

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Born: 1576? AD
Died: 1625 AD.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Pastors


1576 – He was born this year.

 

1592 – He entered Cambridge.

 

1597 – He received fellowship and was ordained in this year. Soon thereafter he became curate of a church at Norwich.

 

1606 - He was a member of the group of separatists at Gainsborough and a little later was in the company of the separatists gathered around William Brewster at Scrooby.

 

1608 - He became their pastor and was a leader in the removal (1608) of the Scrooby group to Amsterdam.

 

1609 – He and his flock moved to Leiden, where they set up a church.

 

1620 - Robinson actively encouraged the projected emigration to America and would have accompanied the Pilgrims had the majority of his congregation gone; with their settlement at Plymouth, Congregationalism was founded in the New World.

 

1625 – He passed away this year.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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