The spirit of God speaking directly to her soul was her authority and she questioned the suitability of all but two of the Ministers.
Given that the Ministers decided who was entitled to vote by virtue of being truly saved and one of the elect, Ann's religious views were politically disruptive. This spirit was contrary to the New England theocracy where the church had responsibility for monitoring the beliefs and behaviour of the people.
Made up of the governor and freemen, it had full legal authority.
1634 27.3.1634 The Werowance (chief) of the Yoacomoco Indians having agreed to sell a village to Leonard Calvert in exchange for gifts, trading guarantees and protection from their enemies, the Susquehannock and is against-law.
Ann Hutchinson did not hold that the redeemed are above the law.
She did hold that her own certainty of salvation was sufficient and that it was not subject to testing by the Massachusetts' Ministry.
From beginning of fifteenth century at latest, Iroquois Confederation formed according to .
In December, he visited an island, part of which the Indians called Haiti - the place of the mountains.