Audio by Revd Dr Andrew Cinnamond

Reforming the Church: Elizabethan Puritans; Moderates and Radicals

Series: The English Reformation

As the Reformation progressed it seemed to many that the Established Church still oppressed religious liberty. There were many varieties of Puritans in Elizabeth’s reign, both within and outside the Church of England. Some were moderates patiently seeking further reform, others were radicals, distributing tracts and petitioning Parliament for religious liberty.