Peter Wentworth, a Puritan MP, is imprisoned in the Tower of
London, as he had been before in 1576. Sir Anthony Cope had
suggested a Puritan revision of the Book of Common Prayer, which
Wentworth had supported by presenting a paper on freedom of speech
to the Speaker of the House of Commons, in which he denied the
Queen's ecclesiastical supremacy.
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Editors. "Peter Wentworth MP punished for challenging the Queen". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15350, accessed 22 September 2017.]