She was not happy to exchange the comfort of the aristocrat life of the Earl's mothers house for the privation of the New England Wilderness.
Anne and her husband Simon
She married at the age of 16 to Simon Bradstreet They had 8 children, Samuel- first child, Dorothy, Sarah, Simon, Hannah, Mercy, Dudley, and John. All where born 2 or 3 years apart from each other. Simon and her parents immigrated to America. They reached American on June 14th 1630. Anne was the first women to be recognized as an accomplished New World Poet. Her volume of Poetry "The Tenth Muse" lately sprung up in America received considerable favorable attention when it was her first published in London in 1650.
The Bradstreet and Dudley's shared a house in Salem for many months and lived in a spartan lifestyle. Thomas complained that there was not even a table on which to eat or work at. The situation was tense as well as uncomfortable, and Anne and her family moved several times in an effect to improve their worldly estate. It went from Salem to Charles Town to New Town( Cambridge) to Ipswich and finally Andover in 1645.
Some quotes that Anne Wrote
"If we had no winter the spring would not be so pleased, if he did not sometimes taste or adversity, prosperity would not be so welcomed."
"If ever two were one, then surly we, if ever man were loved by wife than thee."
"Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending."