John Clarke

(1609—1676) colonial agent and Baptist preacher

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(1609–76), was on the side of Anne Hutchinson in the Boston Antinomian dispute (1637), and two years later helped to found Newport, R.I., where he served as physician and Baptist minister. His Ill News from New England (1652) attacked the intolerance of the Massachusetts leaders in their suppression of religious liberty, and supplemented the writings of his friend Roger Williams.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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