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n.1.One who holds high-church principles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Walpole deeply upset his political opponents, the Tories, with his prominence in the parliamentary impeachment of the high-churchman Dr Henry Sacheverell.
Personal piety and recognition of the role of emotion in religion were characteristic of their earlier lives, but after about 1630 they began reacting to the orders of William Laud, the high-churchman who became Archbishop of Canterbury in 1633.