Henry Barrow convicted of slandering Queen Elizabeth

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Henry Barrow, a Puritan, is convicted of slandering Queen Elizabeth. He believed that the church should be able to reform itself without the intervention or agreement of the civil authorities, and that a separatist policy would be most beneficial.

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Editors. "Henry Barrow convicted of slandering Queen Elizabeth". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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