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. How many ministers were removed from office in attempts to curb the Classical Presbyterian movement of the 1980s?

  • 300-400
  • 289
  • 80

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. What happened to Grindal after he refuse to suppress the phrophesyings?

  • He was suspended as Archbishop until his death in 1583
  • He was immediately fired and replaced with Whitgift

5. Which historian believes that the 'Puritan Choir' in the House of Commons pushed Elizabeth into a more Calvinist settlement than she originally wanted?

  • Neale
  • Jones
  • Elton


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