England's Wars of Religion, Revisited

England's Wars of Religion, Revisited


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409419730
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/11/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Charles W. A. Prior is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Hull, and is author of A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation (Oxford University Press, 2012). Glenn Burgess is Pro-Vice Chancellor of Learning and Teaching, and Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Hull. His most recent book is British Political Thought, 1500-1660: The Politics of the Post-Reformation (Palgrave, 2009).

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction: religion and the historiography of the English Civil War, Glenn Burgess; Sacred kingship in France and England in the age of the wars of religion: from disenchantment to re-enchantment?, Ronald G. Asch; The continental Counter-Reformation and the plausibility of the Popish Plots, 1638-1642, Robert von Friedeburg; The mind of William Laud, Alan Cromartie; Cannons and constitutions, Charles W.A. Prior; Prayer Book and protestation: anti-popery, anti-Puritanism and the outbreak of the English Civil War, Michael J. Braddick; Sir Simonds D'Ewes: a 'respectable conservative' or a 'fiery spirit'?, J. Sears McGee; Wars of religion and Royalist political thought, Glenn Burgess; Natural law and holy war in the English revolution, Sarah Mortimer; Oliver Cromwell on religion and resistance, Rachel Foxley; Oliver Cromwell and the cause of civil and religious liberty, Blair Worden; England's exodus: the Civil War as a war of deliverance, John Coffey; Restoration anti-Catholicism: a prejudice in motion, Jeffrey Collins; Renaming England's wars of religion, John Morrill; Index.

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