College of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts in History - Thesis (MA)
Christopher J Smith
Connecticut, John Hale, Nathan Hale, Revolution, Spy, Witch Trials
Genealogy | History | Military History | Other History | United States History
Rossignol, Andrew, "The Paternal Lineage of Nathan Hale: A Puritan Tradition" (2018). Masters Theses. 526.
This thesis discusses the paternal family history of Revolutionary War hero, Nathan Hale. A history of Robert Hale, John Hale, Samuel Hale, and Richard Hale is told as well as information regarding Connecticut and Hale’s hometown of Coventry. The thesis concludes with an examination of Nathan Hale and his actions as well as a critique of commonly accepted Hale myths.