- c1565–1647, Narragansett leader: yielded Rhode Island to Roger Williams 1636.
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Canonicus had no wish to meet a foe who was thus prompt for the encounter.King Philip
John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
Canonicus gave Roger the tract of land on which Providence now stands.
The Bishop of Linkping cannot sit in judgment on a canonicus at Strngns.Master Olof
His friend Canonicus owned the land, and he gladly let him have what he needed.
Their chief was named Canonicus, and he was no friend to Massasoit or to the Pilgrims.