Why? I believe it is because they knew that more and more people would become Christians if they read the Bible for themselves, and see the false teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. And that is exactly what happened.
I wonder if the Homeschool Blog Awards People are proud of their award winner now? Anyone with an iota historical training behind them will find that paragraph remarkably deficient in anything resembling English history! It's embarrassing enough that Candy calls herself a homeschooler (although since her oldest is only 7 I suppose some allowances can be made) but as she also calls herself a homeschool graduate, I guarantee that this statement has got to be making some faces red with shame and embarrassment.
He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is a fool. Shun him Arab proverb