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Patrero

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Patrero or “murderer”

In 1627 Isaak De Rasieres visited Plymouth and noted that the Pilgrims had six cannon of unspecified types in their fort and four “patreros” mounted in front of the governor’s house at the intersection of the two streets of the town.

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Arms and Armour of the Pilgrims 1620 - 1692
By Harold L. Peterson
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