The Independent activity in 17th-century The united kingdomt.
An independent area or state.
Doctrine and polity of this Independents.
Eccles., the concept the individual congregation or church is a society strictly voluntary and independent, standing straight beneath the authority of Jesus Christ, residing in instant reliance on him, and accountable to him alone for the values and acts as a Christian community; especially, the axioms regarding the Independents or English Congregationalists, as distinguished from those associated with Congregationalists of united states of america.
freedom from control or influence of another or others