Canonchet, alias Saccohan, Nauntenoo, Miantonomo II, was the youngest son of Wawaloam the Narragansett sachem Miantonomo, who had a village at Pettaquamsett. While he had signed a treaty with the English to remain neutral in October 1675, he nonetheless became a leader of importance, especially among the younger generation of Narragansetts after the Great Swamp Fight and joined forces with Metacom. During King Philip's War, Canonchet led attacks at Warwick and Rehoboth, and burned almost all of Providence. In April 1676, he was captured b
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John Haynes was the son of John Haynes and Mary Michel of Great Haddam and Codicot, Essex England. He immigrated with Thomas Hooker and Cotton Mather to Massachusetts in 1633, where he was elected an assistant to the General Court and later governor. In 1637 he left the Bay Colony with Thomas Hooker for Hartford, Connecticut. As an assistant to the General Court of Connecticut, he attempted to join with Massachusetts to fight the Pequots during the Pequot War. Yet, as one biography of Haynes has indicated, he was against the killing of Indian women and children as a military tactic. Af