Italian seafarer that persuaded Spanish monarchs to fund exploration for alternate route to India=landed on the Bahamas October 12, 1492
Spanish Armada, 1588
Created by King Phillip II of Spain-self proclaimed foe of Protestant Reformation=> "Invincible Armada" that tried to invade England=>Protestant Wind crippled his fleet, defeated armada marked beginning of the end of the Spanish empire
Anne Hutchinson, antinomianism
Preached idea that God communicated directly to individuals vs. through elders; 1637 forced to leave Mass.
1629-Puritan stockholders of Massachusetts Bay Colony agreed to move to New England in return for control of the colonies government
Church of England
The national church of England founded by Henry VII incorporating protestant and catholic ideals.
Congregational church, Cambridge Platform
The church was founded by separatists who thought the Church of England was too catholic.