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

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

Abstract

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 extraordinary instance of the conduct of contemporary public politics and that, in its apparent strangeness, it is in fact a guide to the ways in which contemporaries negotiated the unstable later Reformation settlement in England. The published texts which form the core of the arguments involved in this debate survive, as do several caches of manuscript material generated by the dispute. Together ... More

Keywords: archpriest, episcopacy, puritanism, public-sphere politics, royal succession

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198840343
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198840343.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Lake, author
university distinguished professor of history, professor of the history of Christianity, and Martha Rivers Ingram Chair of History, Vanderbilt University

Michael Questier, author
Research Professor, Department of History, Vanderbilt University