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The English Reformation 1530 - 1570 By W. J. Sheils

The English Reformation 1530 - 1570

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The changes during the English Reformation reflected the desire of the Crown, government and landed classes to reduce the power and wealth of the late medieval Church. This book covers the background to the Reformation, the processes which brought about these major changes and the impact on the clergy and the general population.

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The English Reformation 1530 - 1570 by W. J. Sheils

The changes brought about during the English Reformation clearly reflected the desire of the Crown, government and landed classes to reduce the political power and landed wealth of the late medieval Church. This book covers the background to the Reformation, the processes which brought about these major changes and the impact on the clergy and the general population.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The state of the Church: demands for reform; ills of the Church; heretics and reformers; conventional piety. Part 2 Institutional reform: the divorce; Crown and papacy; Crown and Parliament in the English Church; administrative reforms; the endowments of the Church. Part 3 Doctrinal changes: Protestants and reformers in the 1530s; conservative ascendancy 1539-1546; the chantries; the beginnings of Protestant policy, 1547; the first prayer book and the Act of Uniformity; new influences and a new prayer book; matters of law and discipline; Protestantism in the reign of Mary. Part 4 A Church and nation half-reformed? - the settlement, 1558-1570: the settlement in Parliament; consolidating the settlement; conservatives and Catholics; Protestant activists.

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GOR010857972
The English Reformation 1530 - 1570 by W. J. Sheils
W. J. Sheils
Seminar Studies
Used - Like New
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1989-03-28
128
058235398X
9780582353985
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.