The History of Leith

November 30, 2010

William Laud (7 October 1573 – 10 January 1645)

William Laud (7 October 1573 – 10 January 1645) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1633 to 1645. One of the High Church Caroline divines, he opposed radical forms of Puritanism. This and his support for King Charles I resulted in his beheading in the midst of the English Civil War. for more click here

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