Heresy

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Heresy

A religious crime for believing in a different religion to the King or Queen

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Queen Mary

Religion: Catholic
Aim: Stamp out Protestant belief and bring back pope’s power.
Protestants were heretics
She punished heretics by burning them

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Reasons why Heretics were burned in public (3)

1) Discomfort family/friends
2) Bring shame/embarrassment
3) To save their souls

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Types of people Mary would burn (6)

1) Bishops
2) priests
3) tradesmen
4) weavers
5) cloth workers
6) over 50 women

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