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Why did people go to war in 1642?

Case study 1: 1637-39 - Source 3

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An engraving of a protest in Edinburgh in 1637

(By permission of The British Library, E.365 (6))

The archbishop of St Andrews in Scotland reading the new service book, assaulted by men & women with footstools, stools, sticks and stones.