English Dissenters
English Dissenters were Christians who separated from the Church of England in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Dissenters opposed state interference in religious matters, and founded their own chur...
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William Blake Paintings
Laissez moi mourir - Dark Sanctuary William Blake was a poet, illustrator, engraver, draughtsman, writer and painter whose efforts, due to their idiosyncrati...
William Blake: The Tyger
Mark West of AnimaCrackers created this beautiful animated interpretation of the William Blake poem, read by Kristin Hughes. Bach's Cello Suite No. 5 in C mi...
William Blake
Music: Masked Ball - Jocelyn Pook (Eyes Wide Shut OST) Romanian Chant (In the movie, it is played backwards. Here are the normal version, backwards version...
British Anabaptism
During the late Tudor period (1530–1603) many English dissenting sects were lumped together under the term Anabaptism (even William Tyndale, the Bible translator, was charged with Anabaptist heresy), ...
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Henry Barrowe
Henry Barrowe (or Barrow) (c. 1550 – 6 April 1593) was an English Separatist Puritan, executed for his views.
He was born about 1550, in Norfolk, of a family related by marriage to Nichola...
Brownist
The Brownists were English Dissenters or early Separatists from the Church of England. They were named after Robert Browne, who was born at Tolethorpe Hall in Rutland, England about the middle of the ...
Diggers
The Diggers were a group of Protestant radicals, sometimes seen as forerunners to modern anarchism, and also associated with Agrarian socialism, begun by Gerrard Winstanley as True Levellers in 1649, ...
Fifth Monarchists
The Fifth Monarchists or Fifth Monarchy Men were active from 1649 to 1660 during the Interregnum, following the English Civil Wars of the 17th century. They took their name from a prophecy in the Book...
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Grindletonians
2°22′05″W / 53.906°N 2.368°W / 53.906; -2.368The Grindletonians were a Puritan sect that arose in the town of Grindleton in Lancashire, England, in around 1610. The sect remai...
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Muggletonianism
The Muggletonians, named after Lodowicke Muggleton, were a small Protestant Christian movement which began in 1651 when two London tailors announced they were the last prophets foretold in the biblica...
Puritan
The Puritans were a group of English Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries, including, but not limited to, English Calvinists. Puritanism in this sense was founded by John Calvin from the clergy ...
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Philadelphians
The Philadelphians, or the Philadelphian Society, were a Protestant 17th century religious group in England. They were organized around John Pordage (1607–1681), an Anglican priest from Bradfield, Be...
Ranter
The Ranters were one of a number of nonconformist dissenting groups that emerged around the time of the English Commonwealth (1649–1660). They were largely common people, and there is plenty of eviden...
Dissenting academies
The dissenting academies were colleges and nonconformist seminaries (often institutions with aspects of all three) run by Dissenters. They formed a significant part of England’s educational systems fr...
Lollardy
Lollardy (Lollardry, Lollardism) was a political and religious movement that existed from the mid-14th century to the English Reformation led by John Wycliffe, a prominent theologian who was dismisse...
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Timothy Jollie
Timothy Jollie, (c. 1659–1714), was a nonconformist minister and notable educator in the north of England.
Timothy Jollie, son of Thomas Jollie, was born at Altham, Accrington, Lancashire, about ...
Peter Vinke
Peter Vinke (died 6 September 1702), was an English divine.Vinke matriculated from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 1641, proceeded B.A. 1643–1644, received his M.A. from Pembroke College, Cambridge...
Matthew Slade
Matthew Slade ((Latin) Mattheus Sladus) (1569–1628) was an English nonconformist minister and royal agent, in the Netherlands by 1600 and active there in the Contra-Remonstrant cause.
Born at Sout...
Henry Burton (theologian)
Henry Burton (Yorkshire, 1578 – 1648), was an English puritan. Along with John Bastwick and William Prynne, Burton's ears were cut off in 1637 for writing pamphlets attacking the views of Archbi...
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John Purvey
John Purvey (c. 1354 – c. 1414) was one of the leading followers of the English theologian and reformer John Wycliffe during the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries. He was born around 1354 ...
John Milton's poetic style
The poetic style of John Milton, also known as Miltonic verse, Miltonic epic, or Miltonic blank verse, was a highly influential poetic structure popularized by Milton. Although Milton wrote earlier po...
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List of works by Joseph Priestley
Joseph Priestley (1733–1804), was a British natural philosopher, Dissenting clergyman, political theorist, theologian, and educator. He is best known for his discovery, simultaneously with Antoine La...
List of works by Joseph Priestley - Wikipedia