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Lord Burghley and Episcopacy 1577 1603

Lord Burghley and Episcopacy  1577 1603 Author Mr Brett Usher
ISBN-10 9781472459718
Release 2016-01-28
Pages 280
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Lord Burghley and Episcopacy, 1577-1603 examines the selection and promotion of bishops within the shifting sands of ecclesiastical politics at the Elizabethan court, drawing on the copious correspondence of leading politicians and clerical candidates as well as the Exchequer records of the financial arrangements accompanying each appointment. Beginning in 1577, the book picks up the narrative where Brett Usher’s previous book (William Cecil and Episcopacy, 1559-1577) left off, following the fall of Archbishop Grindal, which brought the Elizabethan church to the brink of disaster. The book begins with an outline of the period under review, challenging the traditional view of corruption and decline. Instead Usher provides a more complex picture, emphasizing the importance of court rivalries over patronage and place, and a broadly more benign attitude from the Exchequer, which distinguishes the period from the first half of the reign. Within this milieu the book situates the dominance of the Cecils - father and son - in ecclesiastical affairs as the key continuity between the two halves of Elizabeth’s reign. Providing a fresh analysis of the Burghley’s long and influential role within Elizabethan government, Usher both illuminates court politics and the workings of the Exchequer, as well as the practical operation of Elizabeth’s supremacy. Specifically he demonstrates how Elizabeth learnt a valuable lesson from the debacle over the fall of Grindal, and from the late 1570s, rather than taking the lead, customarily she looked to her councillors and courtiers to come to some accommodation with each other before she would authorize appointments and promotions. Note: Brett Usher died in 2013 before the publication of this book. Final editing of the typescript was undertaken by Professor Kenneth Fincham of the University of Kent, who also guided the book through the publication process.



A student s history of England from the earliest times to the death of Queen Victoria

A student s history of England from the earliest times to the death of Queen Victoria Author Samuel Rawson Gardiner
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433071365237
Release 1902
Pages 1030
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Broken Idols of the English Reformation

Broken Idols of the English Reformation Author Margaret Aston
ISBN-10 9781316060476
Release 2015-11-26
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Why were so many religious images and objects broken and damaged in the course of the Reformation? Margaret Aston's magisterial new book charts the conflicting imperatives of destruction and rebuilding throughout the English Reformation from the desecration of images, rails and screens to bells, organs and stained glass windows. She explores the motivations of those who smashed images of the crucifixion in stained glass windows and who pulled down crosses and defaced symbols of the Trinity. She shows that destruction was part of a methodology of religious revolution designed to change people as well as places and to forge in the long term new generations of new believers. Beyond blanked walls and whited windows were beliefs and minds impregnated by new modes of religious learning. Idol-breaking with its emphasis on the treacheries of images fundamentally transformed not only Anglican ways of worship but also of seeing, hearing and remembering.



The State and Social Change in Early Modern England 1550 1640

The State and Social Change in Early Modern England  1550   1640 Author S. Hindle
ISBN-10 9780230288461
Release 2000-03-02
Pages 338
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This is a study of the social and cultural implications of the growth of governance in England in the century after 1550. It is principally concerned with the role played by the middling sort in social and political regulation, especially through the use of the law. It discusses the evolution of public policy in the context of contemporary understandings, of economic change; and analyses litigation, arbitration, social welfare, criminal justice, moral regulation and parochial analyses administration as manifestations of the increasing role of the state in early modern England.



Light from Old Times Or Protestant Facts and Men

Light from Old Times  Or  Protestant Facts and Men Author
ISBN-10 COLUMBIA:CR60158867
Release 1898
Pages 456
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God s Secretaries

God s Secretaries Author Adam Nicolson
ISBN-10 9780060838737
Release 2005-08-02
Pages 336
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A network of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England. This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson, and Bacon; the era of the Gunpowder Plot and the worst outbreak of the plague. Jacobean England was both more godly and less godly than the country had ever been, and the entire culture was drawn taut between these polarities. This was the world that created the King James Bible. It is the greatest work of English prose ever written, and it is no coincidence that the translation was made at the moment "Englishness," specifically the English language itself, had come into its first passionate maturity. The English of Jacobean England has a more encompassing idea of its own scope than any form of the language before or since. It drips with potency and sensitivity. The age, with all its conflicts, explains the book. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.



English Literature

English Literature Author Henry Coppée
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B275518
Release 1873
Pages 476
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BK OF COMMON ORDER

BK OF COMMON ORDER Author Church of Scotland
ISBN-10 1360937099
Release 2016-08-25
Pages 320
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.



The Culture of English Puritanism 1560 1700

The Culture of English Puritanism 1560 1700 Author
ISBN-10 9781349244379
Release 1996-01-24
Pages 340
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A Christian Letter of Certaine English Protestants

A Christian Letter of Certaine English Protestants Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:923561596
Release 1599
Pages 49
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The Conditions of Catholics Under James I

The Conditions of Catholics Under James I Author John Gerard
ISBN-10 HARVARD:32044025696196
Release 1872
Pages 344
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William Cecil and Episcopacy 1559 1577

William Cecil and Episcopacy  1559   1577 Author Brett Usher
ISBN-10 9781351872898
Release 2017-03-02
Pages 272
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The figure of William Cecil dominates the court of Elizabeth I, and next to the queen herself, no one did more to shape the political, religious and economic landscape of late sixteenth century England. Nowhere is this influence more evident than in the ecclesiastical settlements that Elizabeth imposed on a country wracked by religious divisions and uncertainty. At the very heart of this settlement lay the question of the role of the bishops, and it is to this problem that Cecil was to devote much time and energy. Broadening our understanding of the Elizabethan Church, this study utilises a number of hitherto underused primary sources to re-examine the vexed issue of the role of bishops. It addresses the question of why certain men were appointed bishops whilst others, often seemingly better qualified, were passed over. Taking a broadly chronological approach, this book argues that Cecil, a committed protestant, hoped to remodel espiscopacy along 'reformed' continental lines. Rather than great princes of the church, Cecil envisaged 'superintendents' shorn of much of their traditional temporal power and wealth. Charting the first two decades of Elizabeth's reign it is shown how Cecil tried to convince the queen to abandon the established economic foundations of 'prelacy' in favour of a properly funded superintendency. In this he failed. Yet as long as Cecil remained a dominating voice at the council table the Church of England, through the mediation of a bench of conscientious and hard-working (if often hard-pressed) bishops, was assured of a broad base and an evangelical future. The remainder of Cecil's career, from 1577 to 1598, will be dealt with in a subsequent volume Lord Burghley and Episcopacy.



The Anglo French Entente in the Seventeenth Century

The Anglo French Entente in the Seventeenth Century Author Charles Bastide
ISBN-10 9781465508034
Release 1971
Pages 238
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Princely Education in Early Modern Britain

Princely Education in Early Modern Britain Author Aysha Pollnitz
ISBN-10 9781107039520
Release 2015-05-19
Pages 460
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Liberal education taught Tudor and Stuart monarchs to wield pens like swords and transformed political culture in early modern Britain.



A history of the English people

A history of the English people Author John Richard Green
ISBN-10 UOM:39015063799590
Release 1683
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A History of Epidemics in Britain

A History of Epidemics in Britain    Author Charles Creighton
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105010146947
Release 1891
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The Great Events by Famous Historians A D 1903 1909

The Great Events by Famous Historians  A D  1903 1909 Author Rossiter Johnson
ISBN-10 UVA:X004627056
Release 1905
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