America’s Founding Fathers Were Essex Boys, According To Claims

Posted by admin on May 2, 2013

A rival claim to the Mayflower by the port town of Harwich states that the ship’s crew were from Essex and only set foot briefly in the West Country before starting their transatlantic voyage.

The claim has taken on extra significance as the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage in 2020 nears – Plymouth has already sent an invitation to whoever is the President of the United States in seven years’ time.

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