Religion, Politics, and Society in Sixteenth-Century England

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This volume contains valuable primary sources on the religious, political and social history of sixteenth-century England, only available until now in manuscript form. The sources include: Religious Ceremonial at the Tudor Court: Extracts from Royal Household Regulations; A Journal of Matters of State from the Death of Edward VI until 1562; Notes on the Controversy between the Dukes of Somerset and Northumberland; An Account from Jean Malliet, Councillor of Geneva, of his negotiations with England 1582-1583; and Letters from Sir Robert Cecil to Sir Christopher Hatton, 1590-1591.

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"This volume is full of useful material for any Tudor historian." Anglican and Episcopal History

"The editing and transcription of primary resources is very important, and this book, a part of the excellent Camden series, presents scholars of early modern English history with five previously unpublished works illustrating the relationship between the court and the wider social, religious, economic, and political stages. As expected from the Camden series, each document is handled with care by a selection of first rate scholars: each source provides an introduction placing it firmly in context." Sixteenth Century Journal Andrew A. Chibi, University of Leicester

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521818674
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/8/2004
  • Series: Camden Fifth Series, #22
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Abbreviations; Religious Ceremonial at the Tudor Court: Extracts from Royal Household Regulations Fiona L. Kisbey; A 'Journall' of Matters of State Happened from Time to Time as well Within and Without the Realme From and Before the Death of King Edw. the 6th Untill the Yere 1562 and Certayne Brife Notes of the Controversy Betwene the Dukes of Somerset and Duke of Nor[t]humberland Simon Adams, Ian W. Archer and G. W. Bernard; Memoires et Procedures de ma Negociation en Angleterre (8 October 1582–8 October 1583) by Jean Malliet, Councillor of Geneva Simon Adams and Mark Greengrass; Letters from Sir Robert Cecil to Sir Christopher Hatton, 1590–1591 Paul E. J. Hammer.

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