Foreign Protestant Communities in Sixteenth-Century London

Foreign Protestant Communities in Sixteenth-Century London

by Andrew Pettegree
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198229380

ISBN-13: 9780198229384

Pub. Date: 11/28/1986

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This study examines the impact of the first major influx of foreign refugees into Britain—the Protestant exiles of the Reformation era who came to escape persecution by the Catholic powers in France and the Low Countries. The refugees were generally well received by an English government that was aware of their economic potential. They came to exercise a

Overview

This study examines the impact of the first major influx of foreign refugees into Britain—the Protestant exiles of the Reformation era who came to escape persecution by the Catholic powers in France and the Low Countries. The refugees were generally well received by an English government that was aware of their economic potential. They came to exercise a powerful influence over the Reformation at home and abroad and provided a significant economic structure for a flagging economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198229384
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1986
Series:
Oxford Historical Monographs Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.25(d)

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