Dispute about clerical dress begun under Edward VI (see England, B 4). became acute when J. Hooper* refused to wear prescribed vestments at his consecration as bp. Gloucester 1550; burst forth again 1554, when an attempt was made to secure uniformity of vestments in Eng. See also Puritans.
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