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Endecott

or En·di·cott

[en-di-kuh t, -kot]
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noun
  1. John,1588?–1665, colonial governor of Massachusetts 1644–65, born in England.
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  • But Endecott's rash action endangered the whole enterprise, which required at this stage the extreme of prudence.

    The Beginners of a Nation

    Edward Eggleston.

  • There were some, like the Brownes whom Endecott sent out of the colony, that were even unwilling to surrender the prayer book.

    The Beginners of a Nation

    Edward Eggleston.

  • Did Endecott remember, we wonder, a certain incident connected with the royal ensign at Salem?

    The Fathers of New England

    Charles M. Andrews

  • Instead, they sent out an expedition under Captain Endecott, to punish the Pequots.

    Once Upon A Time In Connecticut

    Caroline Clifford Newton

  • Settlers were living at Salem as early as 1626 and Endecott, with a considerable immigration, arrived in 1628.