The Mayflower

From persecuted to persecutors: The Mayflower Pilgrims fall out

6 June 2020 9:00 am

The Mayflower’s journey did not simply end with landfall at Plymouth Rock, if indeed it ever arrived there in the…

Europe's eye-popping first glimpse of the Americas

16 May 2020 9:00 am

The earliest depictions of the Americas were eye-popping, and shaped European art, says Laura Gascoigne

‘The Arrival of the Pilgrims Fathers’, 1864, Antonio Gilbert (oil on canvas)

Crossing the pond

8 July 2017 9:00 am

What led a person in 17th-century England to get on a ship bound for the Americas? James Evans attempts to…