Religious Differences in England

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<Tab/>During the 1600s, religious differences were a major issue in England. Citizens, called Puritans, wanted to see more reforms done to the Anglican Church, which was first established by King Henry VII. They thought that the church still had many of the Catholic customs they wished to be rid of. Bishops continued to exist in the Anglican Church though the Mass was abolished. Priests were still adorned in decorative robes …

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…who wanted to change the Anglican Church and whom both monarchs refused to acknowledge. However, if they had given their attention to what their subjects had to say about the church, rebellion and chaos would not have broken out. Then again, if they hadn't opposed them either, Puritans would not have colonized in the Americas and established the United States. Obviously, many things would have changed had it not been for James' and Charles' reigns.