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The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of obedience; they ... More

All Hail to the ArchpriestConfessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This volume revisits the debates and disputes known collectively in the literature on late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England as the ‘Archpriest Controversy’. We argue that this was an ... More

Altars RestoredThe Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Altars are powerful symbols, fraught with meaning, but during the early modern period they became a religious battleground. Attacked by reformers in the mid-16th century because of their allegedly ... More

Anti-CalvinistsThe Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the rise of English Arminianism and the growing religious division in the Church of England during the decades before the Civil War of the 1640s. The widely accepted view has been ... More

Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Alec Ryrie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The Reformation was about ideas and power: but it was also about real human lives. This book provides the first comprehensive account of what it actually meant to live a Protestant life in England ... More

The Caroline Captivity of the ChurchCharles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

The Caroline Captivity of the Church: Charles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

Julian Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203117
eISBN:
9780191675720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203117.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This analysis of the religious policy and ecclesiastical practice of the Church of England in the reign of Charles I offers a new interpretation of the Caroline Church, firmly based on the ... More

The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Peter Marshall

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In this scholarly new study, the author offers a fresh look at the impact of the English Reformation at parish level. The religious changes of Henry VIII and Edward VI had a profound effect upon the ... More

The Christian's ABCCatechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Ian Green

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is really three books in one: a study in church history; an essay in theology; and a bibliographical source for scholars working in various disciplines, and for librarians with catechisms of ... More

Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Liesbeth Corens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198812432
eISBN:
9780191850264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812432.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In the wake of England’s break with Rome and gradual reformation, English Catholics took root outside of the country, in Catholic countries across Europe. Their arrival and the foundation of convents ... More

Covenanting CitizensThe Protestation Oath and Popular Political Culture in the English Revolution

Covenanting Citizens: The Protestation Oath and Popular Political Culture in the English Revolution

John Walter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199605590
eISBN:
9780191779114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605590.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Early Modern History

This work throws new light on the origins of the English civil war and on the radical nature of the English Revolution. The book challenges the discrete categories of high and popular politics and ... More

The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Patrick Collinson

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of an important yet relatively unexplored force in English history. The Elizabethan puritan movement arose out of discontent with the religious settlement of 1559 and the desire among ... More

From Persecution to TolerationThe Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Ole Peter Grell, Jonathan I. Israel, and Nicholas Tyacke (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines the importance of the Glorious Revolution and the passing of the Toleration Act to the development of religious and intellectual freedom in England. Most historians have considered ... More

Lordship and FaithThe English Gentry and the Parish Church in the Middle Ages

Lordship and Faith: The English Gentry and the Parish Church in the Middle Ages

Nigel Saul

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198706199
eISBN:
9780191775291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706199.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book takes as its subject the many hundreds of parish churches built in England in the Middle Ages by the gentry, the knights and esquires, the lords of country manors. It uses lordly engagement ... More

The Miraculous ConformistValentine Greatrakes, the Body Politic, and the Politics of Healing in Restoration Britain

The Miraculous Conformist: Valentine Greatrakes, the Body Politic, and the Politics of Healing in Restoration Britain

Peter Elmer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663965
eISBN:
9780191745379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In 1666 an Irish gentleman called Valentine Greatrakes achieved brief but widespread fame as a miracle healer. Dubbed the ‘Stroker’, he is widely believed to have touched and cured thousands of men, ... More

Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Ian Green

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208600
eISBN:
9780191678097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines the complete array of Protestant titles published in England from the 1530s to the 1720s. These range from the large specialist volumes at the top to cheap tracts at the bottom, ... More

Providence in Early Modern England

Providence in Early Modern England

Alexandra Walsham

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the 16th- and 17th-century belief that God actively intervened in human affairs to punish, reward, warn, try, and chastise. Providentialism has often been seen as a distinctive ... More

The Quakers in English Society, 1655-1725

The Quakers in English Society, 1655-1725

Adrian Davies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208204
eISBN:
9780191677953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208204.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The early Quakers denounced the clergy and social élite but how did that affect Friends' relationships with others? Drawing upon the insights of sociologists and ... More

The RestorationA Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The years 1658–67 form one of the most vital and eventful periods in English history, witnessing the Plague, the Great Fire of London, the naval wars against the Dutch, and, above all, the ... More

Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Jeremy Gregory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This wide-ranging and original book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the Church of England in the eighteenth century. It explores the nature of the Restoration ecclesiastical ... More

Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Lucy E. C. Wooding

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208655
eISBN:
9780191678110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208655.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book considers the ideological development of English Catholicism in the 16th century, from the complementary perspectives of history, theology, and literature. It argues that Erasmian humanism ... More

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