Religious Radicals 1649-58

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Fifth Monarchists
Opposed the protectorate but wanted OC to rule on his own, had support in the army, one member referred to Charles as 'that man of blood', aimed to remove the rump & establish Godly rule and focused on selection of MPs
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Quakers
Most significant radical group (60,000 members), disrupted church services and publicly rebuked ministers, worship was informal and women were seen as equal & rejected predestination
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Baptists
First radical popular movement, anti-catholics, didn't think that the Church of Eng was a true church, developed because of divisions in parliament & believed in equality
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Seekers
Rejected the established church, those that were seeking where they belonged, many people who were seekers didn't want to accept the label & believed those destined to achieve salvation could not sin.
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Muggletonions
Some members believe that they were the reincarnation of Christ, believed OC was the only true prophet living, little political influence & claimed they owned the keys to heaven and hell.
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Ranters
Emerged in the late 40's due to war, believed if they were saved by God they could do as they wanted e.g. alcoholism. However, no ranter work was printed after 1650.
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Levellers
London based pressure group that believed in social, economic and political change.
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Diggers
Referred to as the 'true levellers'. Wanted complete social and political equality.
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Most significant radical group (60,000 members), disrupted church services and publicly rebuked ministers, worship was informal and women were seen as equal & rejected predestination

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Quakers

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First radical popular movement, anti-catholics, didn't think that the Church of Eng was a true church, developed because of divisions in parliament & believed in equality

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Rejected the established church, those that were seeking where they belonged, many people who were seekers didn't want to accept the label & believed those destined to achieve salvation could not sin.

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Some members believe that they were the reincarnation of Christ, believed OC was the only true prophet living, little political influence & claimed they owned the keys to heaven and hell.

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