FORSAKING ENGLAND: The Puritan Experience

The Shaping of the American Nation



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This outstanding production of feature-film caliber is filmed in actual historical locations, with eminent scholars serving as consultants for accuracy.

“Defy the Church and you defy the King!” So warned, John Higgins, prosperous clothmaker, reaches a fateful decision with his family to leave England and sail to America. Returning viewers to 1633, this taut drama shows how the Puritans were harassed, fined, even imprisoned for daring to criticize the “impure” Anglican Church.

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Run Time

28 minutes