The English parliament passes strict laws against Protestant dissenters

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Historical Context Note

English Parliament meets and passes an Act, directed against Puritans, for restraining the Queen's subjects in obedience. Other legislation includes the promotion of parish collections as a fund for wounded soldiers and seamen.

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Citation:
Editors. "The English parliament passes strict laws against Protestant dissenters". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10253, accessed 30 July 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. Religious Reform, Protestants, Dissenters
  2. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion