English Reformation
The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th-century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Catholic Church.These events were, in part, asso...
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Robert Parker (minister)
Robert Parker (1569–1614) was an English Puritan clergyman and scholar. He became minister of a separatist congregation in Holland where he died while in exile for his heterodoxy. He was descended fro...
Samuel Dyer
Samuel Dyer 台約爾 (20 February 1804 – 24 October 1843), was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China in the Congregationalist tradition, who worked among the Chinese in Malaysia. He arri...
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Joseph Ketley
The Rev. Joseph Ketley (1802-1875) was a mid-nineteenth century Congregational missionary and abolitionist in Guyana, the former British colony of British Guiana which was known as Demerara and Essequ...
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George Morton (Pilgrim Father)
George Morton or George Mourt (c. 1585 – 1624) was an English Puritan Separatist. He was the publisher of, and perhaps helped write, the first account in Great Britain of the founding of Plymouth Col...
Thomas Stevens (monk)
Thomas Stevens (or Stephens), Abbot of Netley Abbey and Beaulieu Abbey; (b. probably. c. 1490) (died 1550) was an English renaissance clergyman and Cistercian monk. As abbot of Netley and Beaulieu he ...
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Henry Crumpe
Henry Crumpe (fl.1380–1401) was Anglo-Irish cleric.
Crumpe was an Oxford-based cleric from Ireland. He wrote sermons against John Wycliffe's views on dominion, though he was later condemned by the...
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Westminster Confession of Faith
The Westminster Confession of Faith is a Reformed confession of faith. Drawn up by the 1646 Westminster Assembly as part of the Westminster Standards to be a confession of the Church of England, it be...
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Robert Browne (Brownist)
Robert Browne (d. 1633) was an Anglican priest who was the founder of the Brownists, a common designation for early Separatists from the Church of England before 1620.
Browne was born at Tolethorp...
John Greenwood (divine)
John Greenwood (died 6 April 1593) was an English Puritan divine and separatist.
The date and place of his birth are unknown. He entered as a sizar at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, on 18 Marc...
William Somervell
William Henry Somervell (5 April 1860 – 26 September 1934) was an English businessman, philanthropist and Liberal politician.
William Somervell was born at Kendal in Westmorland on 5 April 1860, t...
Conventicle Act 1664
The Conventicle Act of 1664 was an Act of the Parliament of England (16 Charles II c. 4) that forbade conventicles (religious assemblies of more than five people outside the auspices of the Church of...
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Pilgrimage of Grace
The Pilgrimage of Grace was a popular rising in Yorkshire in the autumn of 1536 in protest against Henry VIII's break with the Roman Catholic Church, the Dissolution of the Monasteries and the policie...
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Samuel Morley (MP)
Samuel Morley (15 October 1809 – 5 September 1886), was an English woollen manufacturer, philanthropist, dissenter (Congregationalist), abolitionist, political radical, and statesman.
Samuel Morl...
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Benjamin Waugh
The Revd Benjamin Waugh (20 February 1839 – 11 March 1908) was a Victorian social reformer and campaigner who founded the UK charity, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NS...
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Timeline of the English Reformation
This is a timeline of the Protestant Reformation in England. The list is not complete and you are welcome to expand it.
The Books of Homilies
The Books of Homilies (1547, 1562, and 1571) are two books of thirty-three sermons developing the reformed doctrines of the Church of England in greater depth and detail than in the Thirty-Nine Articl...
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John Lothropp
Rev. John Lothropp (1584–1653) — sometimes spelled Lothrop or Lathrop — was an English Anglican clergyman, who became a Congregationalist minister and emigrant to New England. He was the founder of B...
English post-Reformation oaths
The English Protestant Reformation was imposed by the English Crown, and submission to its essential points was exacted by the State with post-Reformation oaths. With some solemnity, by oath, test, or...
English Reformation Parliament
The Reformation Parliament was so-called because it was the English Parliament, commencing in 1529, that passed and enabled the major pieces of legislation leading to the English Reformation. 'English...
John Filby Childs
John Filby Childs (1783–1853) was an English printer, known as a political radical, a successful lobbyist against the monopoly on printing the Bible, and a congregationalist active against church rate...
Joseph Gilbert (minister)
Joseph Gilbert (1779–1852) was an English Congregational minister.
Born in the parish of Wrangle, Lincolnshire, on 20 March 1779, he was son of a farmer who had come under the influence of John We...
Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales (Welsh: Deugain Merthyr Lloegr a Chymru) comprise a group of Catholic men and women who were executed for treason and related offences in the Kingdom of Engl...
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Christopher Lawne
Christopher Lawne was an English merchant and Puritan of note, born in Blandford, Dorset, who emigrated to Virginia Colony on the Marygold in May 1618 and died the following year.Lawne's Creek, on the...
John Williams (missionary)
John Williams (1796–20 November 1839) was an English missionary, active in the South Pacific. Born at Tottenham, near London, England, he was trained as a foundry worker and mechanic.In September 1816...
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Frederick Smeeton Williams
Frederick Smeeton Williams (1829 – 26 October 1886) was an English minister in the Congregational Church, best known for his books on the early history of the railway.
Williams was born in N...
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Supplication against the Ordinaries
The Supplication against the Ordinaries was a petition passed by the House of Commons in 1532. It was the result of grievances against Church of England prelates and the clergy. Ordinaries in this Act...