Simon Bradstreet

(1603—1697) colonial governor

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(1603–97), husband of Anne Bradstreet, held several important administrative positions in the colony, including the governorship (1679–86, 1689–92). He figures in Hawthorne's Howe's Masquerade, The Grey Champion, and The Dolliver Romance.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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