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History 100- Lecture 5 notes.docx - Lecture 4 The City Upon...

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Lecture 4 The City Upon a Hill After Charles I ascends to the English Throne, differences in religious theology bring hardship and persecution to English Puritans. Charles’ Armenian theology was in direct conflict with the Calvinism of the Puritans. As head of the Anglican Church of England, Charles appointed William Laud as the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Laud made opposition to church doctrine a criminal offense, and subject to the arbitrary judgment of the Court of High Commission and the Star Chamber. Puritan leaders sought to escape this religious persecution in the New World, and formed the Massachusetts Bay Company in 1629, and set sail for New England, where they established their own government and society, free from the restrictions of the Anglican Church. Terms Charles I- 1625-1649 was the king of Old England, married Henrietta- Marie de Bourbon Bourbon was Catholic, Charles was not Appointed William Laud as the Archbishop of Canterbury (1633) Laud was an Armenianist
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