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These militias eventually evolved in power and turned into private armies under the control of local politicians, turning Maguindanao and certain other provinces in the country into their own feudal domains.
The task of suppressing the religion resulted in bringing the formerly autonomous feudal domains and their rulers more directly under the control of the shogunate.
To take a prime example, the fact that the outcome of the Meiji Restoration remained uncertain for over three years after the 1868 coup is glossed over, while the question of how a precarious new central government which depended on feudal domains for military support was able to abolish all such domains in 1871 is not even posed.
The nobles, in their turn, could readily grasp that by breaking away from the Papal Church and its universalistic policies they stood to gain both prestige and power in their own feudal domains.