FID. DEF. – The Right to Believe

It’s on every single coin in your pocket, and, even though your parents may have told you to avoid subjects like ‘religion’ and ‘politics’, if you live here in the UK, you DO still have the right to think (just about) and choose where you want to place your faith. You may feel that such a choice is becoming less attractive every day, but spare a thought for those who had the same dilemma in the 17th Century. You could be sent to rot in York Castle for not attending the State-organized ‘steeple-houses’, or for refusing to take off your hat before the Assize judge(s)

17.02.20 – Anno 1652 – Thomas Aldam in Warmsworth

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