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John Wheelwright (1592/4–1679)

Wheelwright, John. An English-American clergyman, who was a classmate of Oliver Cromwell at Cambridge University; born in Lincolnshire, about 1592; died at Salisbury, NH, Nov. 15, 1679. A brother-in-law of Anne Hutchinson, and defender of her religious opinions, he was banished from Massachusetts for seditious preaching, and founded Exeter on the Squamscott. He published, answering Thomas Welde, ‘Mercurius Americanus; or, Observations on a Paper entitled “Of the Rise, Reign, and Ruin of the Familists, Libertines, etc., in New England”’ (1654); and a ‘Vindication’ (1654).