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CLIP 11546

England in the early 1600s: religious division

England in the early 1600s: religious division
Key Info
  • England in the early 1600s: religious division
  • Duration: 03:50
  • Presenter Peter Owen Jones outlines how England had experienced terrible religious conflict in the 1500s and this conflict still had a legacy in the early 1600s. Jones compares the two sides, hard-line Puritans and more moderate Protestants and compares the monarch James 1 to the referee.
  • Subject:



    Monarchy: Early Modern

  • Keywords: Protestant, Catholic, Puritan, prayer, whitewash, statue
Ideas for use in class
  • Imagine you are writing a traveller's guide to England in the early 1600s. Write a paragraph explaining the state of religion in the country - who's who and what they believe.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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