This is the tragic story of Amelia Jones, a cook who evades capture by the Church of England because she wants to be a Puritan. But, things look up as she meets John Gray, a male cook who, because of his profession he is frowned upon. They fall in love, but things come to an abrupt stop.
I am just a Pilgrim.
You! You must be persecuted!
We must run away from the Church of England to avoid being persecuted.