The depiction of Anne Hutchinson on trial appeared in a popular nineteenth-century history of the United States.
Hutchinson, Anne (b.
1591-1643, She was a religious leader and American pioneer. Born in
Lincolnshire, EC England, UK. In 1634 she emigrated with her husband to
Boston, MA, where she was intensely committed to the Puritan movement
began to organize religious discussion meetings which rapidly took on a
political tone. These meetings were suppressed in 1637, and she was
from the province after being tried for heresy and sedition.