Editors. "'Root and Branch' petition to abolish Episcopacy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The English Parliament is presented with the 'Root and Branch' petition, signed by 15 000 Londoners, which called upon the institution to completely abolish Episcopacy.