LAUD, William

LAUD, William
   English ARCHBISHOP of CANTERBURY and strong opponent of PURITANISM who sought to promote ROMAN CATHOLIC style DOCTRINE and LITURGY in the CHURCH OF ENGLAND. He was executed for corruption and various crimes.

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  • Laud,William — Laud (lôd), William. 1573 1645. English prelate who as archbishop of Canterbury (1633 1645) supported Charles I and absolutism in church and state. His attempts to impose High Church doctrine on Protestants in Scotland and England led to his… …   Universalium

  • Laud, William — ( 157 3 1645)    Anglican church leader deposed by the Puritan Parliament    William Laud was born on October 7, 1573, at Reading, Berkshire. He studied at St John s College at Oxford University and was ordained a priest in the Church of England… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Laud, William — born Oct. 7, 1573, Reading, Berkshire, Eng. died Jan. 10, 1645, London Archbishop of Canterbury (1633–45) and religious adviser to Charles I. He became a privy councillor in 1627 and bishop of London in 1628, devoting himself to combating… …   Universalium

  • Laud, William — (1573–1645)    Archbishop and Politician.    Laud was born in Reading, as the son of a tailor. He was educated at the University of Oxford and was ordained in 1601. A determined high churchman, he became Dean of Gloucester in 1616, Bishop of St… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Laud, William — (7 oct. 1573, Reading, Berkshire, Inglaterra–10 ene. 1645, Londres). Arzobispo de Canterbury (1633–45) y asesor religioso de Carlos I. Se transformó en consejero del comité asesor del monarca en 1627 y obispo de Londres en 1628, y se dedicó a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LAUD, WILLIAM —    archbishop of Canterbury, born at Reading, son of a clothier; studied at and became a Fellow of St. John s College, Oxford, was ordained in 1601; early gave evidence of his High Church proclivities and his hostility to the Puritans, whom for… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • William Laud — William Laud. William Laud (Reading, 7 de octubre de 1573 † Londres, 10 de enero de 1645)[1] …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Laud — (Reading 7 octobre 1573 – Londres 10 janvier 1645) était archevêque de Cantorbéry. Biographie Issu d une famille modeste, il est le fils de Nicolas Laude armurier établi à Londres et originaire de Coisevaux ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • LAUD (W.) — LAUD WILLIAM (1573 1645) Fils d’un drapier de Reading, Laud devient chapelain du roi d’Angleterre Jacques Ier en 1611, évêque de Saint David’s en 1621, protégé du duc de Buckingham, conseiller de plus en plus écouté de Charles Ier, évêque de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • William Laud — Infobox Archbishop of Canterbury Full name = William Laud birth name = began = 1633 term end = 10 January 1645 predecessor = George Abbot successor = William Juxon birth date = birth date|1573|10|07 birthplace = Reading, Berkshire death date =… …   Wikipedia

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