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Anne Hutchinson was a Puritan woman who spread her own interpretations of the Bible, leading to the Antinomian Controversy in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
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Anne Hutchinson was born on July 20, 1591, in Alford, England. Growing up, she questioned the religious teachings of her father, a deacon in the Church of England. In 1634, Hutchinson and her husband followed Protestant Minister John Cotton to New England. There, she shared her own interpretations of Cotton’s teachings, leading to the Antinomian Controversy. Hutchinson was killed circa 1643 in Pelham Bay, New York.
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