Quakers, Ranters and Diggers

In this lesson, we will learn about the Quakers, the Diggers and the Ranters - and the vicious backlash these groups faced in the 1640s and 1650s.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Where was Charles imprisoned in 1648?

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Q2.What did Colonel Pride do to Parliament on 6 December 1648?

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Q3.What crimes was Charles I accused of committing on 20 January 1649?

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Q4.What happened at the end of Charles I's trial?

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Q5.How did people in England react to the execution of Charles I?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Where was Charles imprisoned in 1648?

1/5

Q2.What did Colonel Pride do to Parliament on 6 December 1648?

2/5

Q3.What crimes was Charles I accused of committing on 20 January 1649?

3/5

Q4.What happened at the end of Charles I's trial?

4/5

Q5.How did people in England react to the execution of Charles I?

5/5

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Quiz:

Quakers, Diggers and Ranters

How much can you remember about the Puritan sects that emerged in the 1640s and 1650s?

Q1.What were the Society of Friends also called in the 1650s?

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Q2.What did the Society of Friends think about the established Church?

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Q3.The Diggers...

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Q4.The Ranters...

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Q5.What was Thomas Edwards' book Gangraena about?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Quakers, Diggers and Ranters

How much can you remember about the Puritan sects that emerged in the 1640s and 1650s?

Q1.What were the Society of Friends also called in the 1650s?

1/5

Q2.What did the Society of Friends think about the established Church?

2/5

Q3.The Diggers...

3/5

Q4.The Ranters...

4/5

Q5.What was Thomas Edwards' book Gangraena about?

5/5

Lesson summary: Quakers, Ranters and Diggers

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