Richard Bancroft and Elizabethan anti-Puritanism /
"This major new study is an exploration of the Elizabethan Puritan movement through the eyes of its most determined and relentless opponent, Richard Bancroft, later Archbishop of Canterbury. It analyses his obsession with the perceived threat to the stability of the church and state presented b...
Cambridge, UK ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge studies in early modern British history.
- Cover; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; I; II; Chapter 2 Beginnings; Chapter 3 Battle commences; Chapter 4 The 1580s: Whitgift, Hatton and the High Commission; Chapter 5 Martin Marprelate; Chapter 6 What Bancroft found, and didn't find, in the godly ministers' studies; Chapter 7 Out of the frying pan, into the fire and out again; I; II; III; Chapter 8 Prayer, fasting and the world of spirits: the other face; I; II; Chapter 9 Possession, dispossession, fraud and polemics; I; II; III.
- Chapter 10 Richard Bancroft, Robert Cecil and the Jesuits: the bishop and his Catholic friendsChapter 11 Archbishop of Canterbury; I; II; III; IV; V; Index.