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Laud, William

Pronunciation: /lôd/
(1573–1645), English prelate; archbishop of Canterbury 1633–45. His attempts to restore pre-Reformation practices in England and Scotland contributed to the causes of the English Civil War. He was executed for treason.

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Syllabification: Laud, William

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