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- proper n. Any of the churches worldwide that are in communion with the Church of England, have the same doctrine, and have the Archbishop of Canterbury as supreme head.
- proper n. A church that practises Anglicanism.
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- n. the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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They did so because they were outsiders; because their style of exuberant worship appealed to the lower classes; because their evangelization of all comers-including slaves-threatened the established order; because they were no respecters of rank and privilege; and because they were consistently persecuted and disdained by the dominant Anglican Church in the South and the Congregationalist orders of the North.
The Anglican Church has for a dozen of years or so maintained a mission at Thalhthan, which has met with a limited measure of success.
This Parliament was very Protestant, containing a number of members who belonged to that wing of the Anglican Church now called Puritan.
At the time of the sailing of the "Mayflower", the Puritans had become as fully disenfranchised by the Anglican Church as the Pilgrims had estranged themselves from both; each distrusted the others; all three hated the