Religion & Society 1630-1670. Puritans created representative political institutions that were locally based. Puritans eliminated bishops and devised a democratic church structure. This was influenced by John Calvin; they believed in predestination.
Religion & Society 1630-1670
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In medieval England, a farmer below the level
Of gentry, but above the peasantry. Owning
their own land released them from obligation
To a landlord