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Laud, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Laud
Pronunciation: /lɔːd
 
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Definition of Laud, William in English:

( 1573–1645), English prelate, Archbishop of Canterbury 1633–45. His attempts to restore some pre-Reformation practices in England and Scotland aroused great hostility and were a contributory cause of the English Civil War. He was executed for treason.

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