But I think the John she is asking forgiveness to is John Winthrop. The father John Winthrop is best known for being the creator of the Massachusetts ‘s bay colony. Before arriving the colony that used to be the United-States, he had signed a secret agreement for the creation with some other people to create a puritan colony. He has grown into the Anglican rites and was planning to erase all the things reminded the Catholic religion in the Anglican one, for stopping the offenses to God. He was also the one that tried to slow down the wills from the true puritans on the veil and towards the heretics.