Laudianism: Definition & Reforms


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Laudianism was an attempt to reform what?

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1. Laudianism gets its name from a very influential figure named William Laud. What position did Laud have that made him so powerful?

2. Laud was opposed strongly by which group?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover how much you understand about the Laudian church with this study quiz and worksheet combo. You'll be quizzed on key points such as what Laudianism tried to reform and William Laud's position in the Church of England.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you understand about:

  • Who Laud was opposed by
  • The beliefs of Laudianism
  • How Laud treated the Puritans

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding William Laud's role in the Church of England
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Laudianism and what it hoped to reform
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Laudianism and how it's connected to the Puritans

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled Laudianism: Definition & Reforms to learn more about the following areas of study:

  • Importance of the Church of England to English history
  • What Laudianism was
  • The theology of Calvinists
  • How Laudiansim came to be
  • Who Charles I was
  • How Laudianism came to an end