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Back In The Day: How The House Of Stewart Came To Rule Scotland

The Tory point of view involved a higher respect for the king, and for the Church of England. The two perspectives at some point coalesced into opposing political factions throughout the 18th century. The second lesson was that the highly moralistic Puritans were as well inclined to divisiveness and political extremes. The Puritans and certainly all Protestants who did not closely adhere to the Church of England, were place beneath political and social penalties that lasted until the early 19th century. Even more serious restrictions were imposed on Catholics and Unitarians. The third lesson was that England required protection against...