'Root and Branch' petition to abolish Episcopacy (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


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.

Editors. "'Root and Branch' petition to abolish Episcopacy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16168, accessed 25 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. Religious Reform, Protestants, Dissenters