The Puritans themselves were but a minority, and of that STRAFFORD; HAMPDEN; PYM; GREAT REBELLION: CROMWELL, &c.
In consequence, together with Pym and Sir Robert Philips, he was thrown into confinement; and, when in the August of the next year he was released, he was commanded to remain in his house at Stoke Poges during his Majesty's pleasure.
The first white settlement in the Mosquito country was made in 1630, when the agents of an English chartered company - of which the earl of Warwick was chairman and John Pym treasurer - occupied two small cays, and established friendly relations with the Indians.
Here Pym and Hampden and other leaders of the Parliamentarians were wont to meet in 1640.
His sermons, especially that on the death of John Pym in 1643, reveal eloquence and fervour.