"Another species, St. James's cockle, <em>P. Jacobaeus</em>, having been adopted in the Middle Ages as the badge of St. James of Spain, became also the distinction of the pilgrims returning from the Holy Land." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

St, James' cockle

"Another species, St. James's cockle, P. Jacobaeus, having been adopted in the Middle Ages…

An illustration depicting the signing of the Compact aboard the Mayflower.

Signing of the Mayflower Contract

An illustration depicting the signing of the Compact aboard the Mayflower.

One of the ships used to transport the English Separatists to Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The Mayflower

One of the ships used to transport the English Separatists to Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The ship that transported the English pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.

The Mayflower

The ship that transported the English pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts in…

Happy pilgrim with a bucket of paint.

Pilgrim

Happy pilgrim with a bucket of paint.

An illustration of a pilgrim being greeted by a Native American.

Pilgrim & Native American

An illustration of a pilgrim being greeted by a Native American.

A cartoon of a pilgrim standing in front of a statue of a turkey, with a sign saying Plymouth Rock underneath it.

Pilgrim at Plymouth Rock

A cartoon of a pilgrim standing in front of a statue of a turkey, with a sign saying Plymouth Rock underneath…

A pot and platter belonging to Miles Standish. Miles Standish was a soldier hired by the Pilgrims to be their military advisor.

Pot and Platter

A pot and platter belonging to Miles Standish. Miles Standish was a soldier hired by the Pilgrims to…

An Indian stringed instrument played with a bow, used by some pilgrims.

Ravanastron

An Indian stringed instrument played with a bow, used by some pilgrims.

Reynard the Fox hunting Laprell the rabbit after pretending to be a peaceful pilgrim.

Reynard the Fox: Hunting Laprell

Reynard the Fox hunting Laprell the rabbit after pretending to be a peaceful pilgrim.

Laprell the rabbit greeting Reynard the Fox who is dressed as a peaceful pilgrim.

Reynard the Fox: Laprell the Rabbit

Laprell the rabbit greeting Reynard the Fox who is dressed as a peaceful pilgrim.

Lion the king, Kyward the hare, and Bellin the ram set Reynard the Fox off on his pilgrimage with the bear's skin as his mail and the wolves' shoes as his own.

Reynard the Fox: Reynard's Pilgrimage

Lion the king, Kyward the hare, and Bellin the ram set Reynard the Fox off on his pilgrimage with the…

The first church at Salem, Massachusetts founded by the Puritan colonists.

Salem Church

The first church at Salem, Massachusetts founded by the Puritan colonists.

A drawing of early settlers in New England.

Early Settlers in New England

A drawing of early settlers in New England.

The sword of Miles Standish. Miles Standish was a soldier hired by the Pilgrims to be their military advisor.

Sword

The sword of Miles Standish. Miles Standish was a soldier hired by the Pilgrims to be their military…

Edward Winslow (1595 – 1655) was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower. He served as the governor of Plymouth Colony in 1633, 1636, and finally in 1644. He was born in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, on October 18, 1595. In 1617 he removed to Leiden, united with John Robinson's church there, and in 1620 was one of the "pilgrims" who emigrated to New England on the Mayflower and founded the Plymouth colony.

Edward Winslow

Edward Winslow (1595 – 1655) was an American Pilgrim leader on the Mayflower. He served as the governor…