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    • England's Culture Wars

    • Puritan Reformation and It's Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660 
    • By: Bernard Capp 
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Following the execution of the king in 1649, the new Commonwealth and then Oliver Cromwell set out to drive forward a puritan reformation of manners. They wanted to reform the church and its services, enforce the Sabbath, suppress Christmas, and spread the gospel. They sought to impose a stern moral discipline to regulate and reform sexual behaviour, drinking practices, language, dress, and leisure activities ranging from music and plays to football.

    Regular price: $29.95