The Mayflower Compact


King In the name of God, Amen. We, whose names are underwritten, the Loyal Subjects of our dread Sovereign Lord, King James, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, etc.

Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern Parts of Virginia; do by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one of another, convenant and combine ourselves together into a civil Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid; And by Virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equal Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the General good of the Colony; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience.

In Witness whereof we have hereunto subscibed our names at Cape Cod the eleventh of November, in the Reign of our Sovereign Lord, King James of England, France and Ireland, the eighteenth, and of Scotland the fifty-fourth. Anno Domini, 1620.

                 

SIGNERS OF THE MAYFLOWER COMPACT

John CarverRichard Warren John Turner Edmon Margeson
William Bradford John Howland Francis Eaton Peter Brown
Edward Winslow Stephen Hopkins James Chilton Richard Britteridge
William Brewster Edward Tilly John Crackston George Soule
Isaac Allerton John Tilly John Billington Richard Clarke
Myles Standish Francis Cooke Moses Fletcher Richard Gardiner
John Alden Thomas Rogers John Goodman John Allerton
Samuel Fuller Thomas Tinker Degory Priest Thomas English
Christopher Martin John Rigdale Thomas Williams Edward Doty
William Mullins Edward Fuller Gilbert Winslow Edward Leister
William White



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