Canonchet was not kept long in suspense, in regard to his fate.
Canonchet plunged into the stream, and swam for the opposite shore.
Their chief, Canonchet, escaped then, but was captured and killed the next summer.
Through all his captivity, Canonchet evinced a pride of soul that danger could not fright nor suffering bend.
The strongest chief to join Philip was Canonchet of the Narragansetts.
In this time of adversity he found a faithful friend in Canonchet, chief Sachem of all the Narragansetts.
Canonchet was slain, and the power of the Narragansetts was broken forever.
A few days before the capture of Canonchet he had surprised a party of Plymouth men near Pawtuxet.
He then retreated to the Narragansett country, and was hospitably received by Canonchet.
Canonchet, the chief sachem of the Narragansetts, was the son of Miantonomoh; and could he forget his father's wrongs?