Visual Timeline: John Robinson
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1576 CE - 1625 CE: Life of John Robinson, pastor of the Leiden congregation and spiritual mentor of the Plymouth Colony.
1592 CE - 1596 CE: John Robinson is enrolled at Cambridge University as a student of theology.
1598 CE - 1604 CE: John Robinson serves as an Anglican priest before embracing separatism and leaving the church.
1606 CE: John Robinson joins the separatist congregation at Scrooby, England.
1607 CE - 1608 CE: John Robinson leads the Scrooby congregation to relocate in Leiden, Netherlands.
1608 CE - 1625 CE: John Robinson serves as pastor of the Leiden congregation in the Netherlands; encourages members to voyage to the New World to establish a colony.
1620 CE: John Robinson delivers the farewell sermon to the members of his congregation leaving for North America.
1621 CE - 1625 CE: John Robinson serves as long-distance spiritual mentor to the Plymouth Colony until his death.