Henry Barrow is executed

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Historical Context Note

Henry Barrow, a Puritan, is executed for sedition. 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 is executed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15457, accessed 23 October 2014.]