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the reigne of Qu. Eliza. Other entries in his diary concerning his son John relate concisely certain important events in the life of the future governor, viz., his entrance to college, his courtship, first marriage and honeymoon. These entries are as follows, viz.:— 1602. The 2d of December I rode to Cambridge. The VIIIth John my soonne was admitted into, Trinitie College. 1604. The XXIIId of Aprill my sonne returned from Cambridge. 1604. The Vth of Novembre my soonne did ryde into Essex wth Willm Forth to Great Stambridge. 1605. . . . March . . . the XXVIIIth day my soonne was sollemly contracted to Mary Foorth by Mr. Culverwell, Minister of Great Stambridge. The 16th of Aprill (1605) he was married at Great Stambridge. The VIIIth of May (1605) my soonne & his wife came to Groton from London, and the IXth I made a marriage feast, etc. The above records show that Governor Winthrop was but seventeen years old when married. He immediately came under Mr. Culverwell