By David Morgan [Knutsford Guardian ]A Knutsford church is marking the historic day when everything changed for Christianity in England.
Brook Street Chapel will be remembering the sacrifices made by around 2,000 clergy who left the Church of England 350 years ago when they were forced to follow their conscience.
An ultimatum was made in 1662 when the Act of Uniformity went through Parliament to create stability after civil war.
Ministers had to conduct prayers and ceremonies in strict adherence with the Book of Common Prayer or leave the State Church.
The ‘Great Ejection’ then followed on August 24, St Bartholomew’s Day, when many dissenters faced hardship.
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