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1558 CE - 1649 CE: Life of John Winthrop, governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1605 CE: John Winthrop marries his first wife, Mary Forth.
1615 CE: John Winthrop's first wife, Mary Forth dies; he marries his second wife Thomasine Clopton.
1616 CE: John Winthrop's second wife, Thomasine Clopton, dies in childbirth.
1618 CE: John Winthrop marries his third wife, Margaret Tyndal.
1630 CE: John Winthrop migrates to North America with 700 Puritan colonists to become governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1630 CE - 1649 CE: John Winthrop serves as governor or assistant governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1630 CE: John Winthrop delivers his famous sermon 'A Model of Christian Charity' either before leaving England or en route to North America.
1636 CE - 1638 CE: John Winthrop presides over proceedings concerning the Antinomian Controversy; Anne Hutchinson and others banished from colony.
1636 CE - 1638 CE: The Pequot War; John Winthrop presides over policy concerning the massacre and enslavement of the Pequot tribe.
1645 CE: John Winthrop delivers his 'A Little Speech on Liberty' after his authority as a magistrate is challenged.
1647 CE: John Winthrop's third wife, Margaret, dies and he marries his fourth, Martha Rainsborough.
1649 CE: John Winthrop dies at Boston from natural causes.