Jennings, Francis
January 1991
Reader's Companion to American History;1991, p835
A description of Wampanoag tribal sachem King Philip's place in the history of the U.S. is presented. Philip was the son of Massasoit and brother of Alexander whom Philip succeeded as sachem in 1662. A war that bore his name emerged from the Plymouth General Court's coercion for Philip to sign an agreement that he would not sell land without the court's consent.


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