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Anne Hutchinson challenged the traditional role of women in the Puritan society through her opposing religious beliefs Anne Hutchinson was most likely not the first woman to have her own thoughts She was simply the first to act on them Anne Hutchinson was born on or about July17 1591 in Alford Licolnshire England She was the daughter of Reverend Francis Marbury Rev Marbury spoke out that many of the ordained ministers in the Church of England were unfit to guide peoples souls For this act of defiance he was put in jail for one year Anne read many of her fathers books on theology and religion Much of Annes independence and willingness to speak out was due to her fathers example Anne admired her father for his defiance of traditional church principles Then in 1612 she married William Hutchinson Together they had 15 children In 1634 she and her husband moved to Boston Here Anne began holding informal church meetings in her home discussing the pastors services and also preaching her beliefs to her followers Threatened by meetings she held in her Boston home the clergy charged Hutchinson with hersey An outspoken female in a male hierarchy Hutchinson had little hope that many would speak in her defense and she was being tried by the General Court In 1636 she was charged with hersey and banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony Several years later when she moved to New York she was killed in an Indian attackAnne challenged the Puritan clergy She believed that 1One can feel ones salvation and is filled with the spirit of God after conversion 2One neednt be learned in the Bible or in the Puritan writers in order to be saved 3The ministers are all under the covenant of works except John Cotton who is under the covenant of grace4 Inner light is the guarantee of salvation5 All responsibility for salvation is placed on Christ 6Every person has the ear of
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