William laud



William, 1573–1645, archbishop of Canterbury and opponent of Puritanism: executed for treason.
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Elizabethan England William Harrison
The History of Margaret Catchpole Richard Cobbold
The Hand of Providence J. H. Ward
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various
The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell
Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells Percy Dearmer
The History of Margaret Catchpole Richard Cobbold

verb
(transitive) to praise or glorify
noun
praise or glorification
noun
William. 1573–1645, English prelate; archbishop of Canterbury (1633–45). His persecution of Puritans and his High Church policies in England and Scotland were a cause of the Civil War; he was impeached by the Long Parliament (1640) and executed
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