Ipswich and Dedham Vale The Puritan Trail

Reviewing ‘Why the need to separate?’. Destination America.

An English Breakfast experience with its origins and dietary significance explained.

Visit to Christchurch Mansion.

The sponsors of The Jamestown Expedition – The Gosnolds of Otley Hall. The roots of the Pilgrim Fathers – Puritanism in its various forms. The Separatist Movement and The Mayflower concepts contained in the famous Mayflower Compact.

Lunch at Dedham Tea Rooms.

Dedham, the home of Reverend John ‘Roaring’ Rogers a Puritan sympathising Anglican vicar who created a revival by his preaching. Dedham Village has the family seat of General William ‘Cump’ Sherman, the decorated hero of the American Civil War. The end time Gateway relevance is identified and the movements from here to America are explored. Fish and Chip Supper – Why fish and Chips – Squanto, The Native American who pieces it all together.

Available from £38 pp meals not included
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Dates Available

    05/05/20 — 23/02/21

Itinerary

  • 10:00 - Commencing the Puritan Trail
  • 13:00 - Lunch at Dedham - Classic Artist, John Constables focal village
  • 18:00 - Fish and Chips Evening Meal

Trip Duration

1 day

Accomodation

Accomodation available on request

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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Commencing the Puritan Trail

Visit to Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich;

  • The Ipswich sponsors of Jamestown Expedition = Gosnold Family
  • The roots of the Pilgrim Fathers – Puritanism in its various guises
  • The Separatists Movement and the Mayflower Compact
  • First hand exposition of classic artists John Constable and Alfred Munnings
Dedham tea room

Lunch at Dedham – Classic Artist, John Constables focal village.

  • Walk where Constable painted
  • The home seat of The Sherman family – Ancestral seat of General ‘Cump’ Sherman.
  • Rev John 'Roaring' Rogers – a Puritan sympathising Anglican clergyman who started a revival.
  • The Anglican Churches radical preachers who supported religious migration to America and the consequences.
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Fish and Chips evening meal – A Talk – What did Squanto the native American ever do for fish and chips?

Available from £38 pp meals not included

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