Puritans in Elizabethan England

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1. Why did Grindal, archbishop of Canterbury, refuse to suppress phrophersyings?

  • He was too busy
  • He believed they served a useful purpose in training better preaching
  • He had Puritan sympathies
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2. Which Puritan group caused controversy by publishing the Martin Marprelate tracts which attacked bishops, particularly Whitgift?

  • Presbyterians
  • Conformists
  • Separatists

3. What was the response to the pamphlet 'Admonition to Parliament', published by Field and Wilcox in 1572?

  • Field and Wilcox were imprisoned and Puritan printing presses were shut down
  • Field and Wilcox were executed and Elizabeth published her own pamphlet against them

4. Where did most Catholic opposition come from according to the revisionist view?

  • House of Lords
  • House of Commons

5. In which year were the Martin Marprelate tracts published?

  • 1586
  • 1589
  • 1594


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