22nd March 1638 Anne Hutchinson Banished

"A woman of haughty and fierce carriage, a nimble wit and active spirit, a very voluble tongue, more bold than a man...A woman not fit for our society."

On this day in 1638, Anne Hutchinson – religious radical and “first feminist of the New World” – was expelled from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. A recollection of this momentous event will appear here shortly.

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