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Whilst the greatest effort has been made to ensure the quality of this text, due to the historical nature of this content, in some rare cases there may be minor issues with legibility. It was at the height of the tyrannous reign Of Charles the First, and the persecutions of Laud, the prelate of the English Church, who sought to exterminate Puritanism at the dissolu tion of the Parliament Of 1629, that multitudes Of Protestant non-conformists emigrated to America, seeking refuge in a country where they might have freedom Of conscience and wor ship. The great emigration began in 1630, and continued until about 1640.