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Our blog will be the main place to find out about the research the project team has been doing. We’ll be bringing you all the most exciting and intriguing stories of the Mayflower voyage and the Pilgrims in British culture. Why was the American entry into the First World War described as the ‘Return of the Mayflower’? What led hundreds and thousands of tourists from both Britain and further afield travel to the curiously-named ‘Mayflower Barn’ in Buckinghamshire? How did political reformers from slavery abolitionists to Chartists link the ideals of the Pilgrims with their own beliefs and campaigns? Keep checking back here to find out!

 

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