Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor

Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor

by Eamon Duffy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300168896

ISBN-13: 9780300168891

Pub. Date: 10/26/2010

Publisher: Yale University Press

The reign of Mary Tudor is remembered as an era when a reactionary monarch launched a doomed attempt to reimpose Catholicism on an unwilling nation. The burning alive of more than 280 men and women for their religious beliefs seared the rule of 'Bloody Mary' into the protestant imagination. In this controversial reassessment a leading reformation historian argues

Overview

The reign of Mary Tudor is remembered as an era when a reactionary monarch launched a doomed attempt to reimpose Catholicism on an unwilling nation. The burning alive of more than 280 men and women for their religious beliefs seared the rule of 'Bloody Mary' into the protestant imagination. In this controversial reassessment a leading reformation historian argues that Mary's regime was neither inept nor backward-looking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300168891
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/26/2010
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
754,264
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

List of Illustrations xii

Abbreviations xiii

1 Rolling Back the Revolution 1

2 Cardinal Pole 29

3 Contesting the Reformation: Plain and Godly Treatises 57

4 From Persuasion to Force 79

5 The Theatre of Justice 102

6 The Hunters and the Hunted 128

7 The Battle for Hearts and Minds 155

8 The Defence of the Burnings and the Problem of Martyrdom 171

9 The Legacy: Inventing the Counter-Reformation 188

Notes 209

Select Bibliography 231

Index 239

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