Visual Timeline: Myles Standish
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1584 CE - 1656 CE: Life of Myles Standish, military advisor to the Plymouth Colony.
1620 CE: Myles Standish sails to North America aboard the Mayflower; one of the signers of the Mayflower Compact.
1620 CE: Myles Standish leads or participates in exploratory missions to locate a proper site for the Plymouth Colony.
1620 CE - 1621 CE: Rose Standish, wife of Myles Standish, dies during the first winter of the Plymouth Colony.
1621 CE: Myles Standish befriends the Native American warrior Hobbamock; the two remain close friends until Hobbamock's death c. 1643 CE.
1622 CE: Myles Standish leads a preemptive strike against Native Americans thought to be planning an attack.
1624 CE: Myles Standish marries his second wife, Barbara; they have eight children.
1625 CE - 1626 CE: Myles Standish is sent by the Plymouth Colony to England to renegotiate the patent; he fails to do so and returns.
1628 CE: Myles Standish leads the raid on the neighboring colony of Merrymount.
1635 CE: Myles Standish retires to the farm in Duxbury with his family, Hobbamock, and Hobbamock's family.
1635 CE - 1656 CE: Myles Standish lives out the rest of his life on his farm, continuing to serve the colony in various capacities.