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Title: Elizabethan Religion


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Elizabethan Religion
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Religions in England
  • All people in England were CHRISTIANS of some
    description.
  • Until 3 decades into the 16th century, the main
    religion of England was Catholicism.
  • Any other form of Christianity was known as
    Protestantism.
  • In England, the most famous form of Protestantism
    was Anglicanism.

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The Church of England
  • Also known as the Anglican Church
  • Was the main religion of England
  • The king/queen of England was the Head of the
    Church
  • Church services were conducted in English so that
    everyday people could understand them.

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Other branches of Christianity
  • England still had Catholics
  • There were some Protestants who were more extreme
    than Anglicans they were known as Puritans.

Puritans
Catholics
Anglicans
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The theatre
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