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The Elizabethan Puritan Movement$
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Patrick Collinson

Print publication date: 1990

Print ISBN-13: 9780198222989

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.001.0001

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Grindal

Grindal

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(p.159) 1 Grindal
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The Elizabethan Puritan Movement
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Patrick Collinson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0013

Grindal was an archbishop for thoroughgoing protestants, one of the very few Elizabethan bishops who enjoyed the full approval of the protestant governing class and the equal confidence of all but a small embittered minority of the godly preaching ministers. He was conspicuously a gospeller: severe to papists, but in all his dealings with protestants an evangelical father in God, whose instinct was to proceed fraternally rather than judicially, let alone pontifically. If Grindal was to the taste of the protestant laity, he was not merely their tool. His reputation was much greater than modern, post-tractarian Anglican historians have allowed, and there was nothing incongruous about his elevation.

Keywords:   Elizabethan bishops, Grindal, protestants, governing class, gospeller, evangelical father

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