The Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony established a theocratic government. Growing estrangement between the colony and England resulted in the annulment of the company's charter in 1684 and the substitution of royal government under a new charter granted in 1691. It's important to note that the Puritans wanted to establish a religious colony that was different from the Church of England.
Primarily Pilgrims were in Plymouth (Massachusetts), but the Puritans got the charter for Massachusetts Bay Colony. Philadelphia was a secular colony established by a Quaker, but that isn't quite New England. Providence (Rhode island) Colony was established by a Baptist, Roger Williams after the Puritans gave him the boot from Salem. Connecticut Colony was started by Puritan Thomas Hooker.
New Hampshire received its first royal charter and became a royal colony in 1680. In 1686, it became a part of the Dominion of New England, a short-lived attempt to combine all of the New England colonies. After King Phillip's War - a devastating war fought between the colonists and the English colonists - and a series of political upheavals in the colonial government, New Hampshire was issued a new royal charter in 1691, officially…
== == == == == == It was founded as a proprietary colony by William Penn, the Younger, who received its charter from Charles II, Restoration monarch of England. Penn was a Quaker, who hoped that the new colony would provide refuge for that persecuted radical religious sect. He also hoped to profit from the trade goods produced in the colony.