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Abbots and Priors as Administrators

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 19340 words.

This chapter investigates the role of the superior in the administration of his monastery. The abbot was accorded almost absolute power over monastic affairs in the Benedictine Rule, but...

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Abbots and Priors in Public Life

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 20812 words.

This chapter examines the public role of late medieval superiors. By tracing these activities in various contexts—duties for religious order, diocesan administration, high ecclesiastical...

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Abbots and Priors in their Community

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 22680 words.

This chapter considers the internal role of the late medieval superior. The abbot of the Benedictine Rule was to be the spiritual father of his monks, but by the later Middle Ages the...

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The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale.

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 480 pages.

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of...

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<i>Acceptio personarum</i>: Justice, Favours, and Merit

Nicole Reinhardt.

in Voices of Conscience

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 11687 words.

Acceptio personarum (‘respect of person’), a sin against distributive justice, was one of the most controversially debated royal sins around 1600. The concept as developed by...

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Admonition to the Parliament

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

(1572).

A Puritan manifesto demanding a non-episcopal constitution for the English Church. It was issued anonymously, but responsibility for it was probably correctly attributed...

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Affinities, Associations, and Projects of Charity

Alison Forrestal.

in Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 11541 words.

Chapter 10 assesses the ways in which de Paul carried his preference for communal performance of Christian acts of piety and morality into associations that he did not found, promote, or...

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Albert Hardenberg

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

(c.1510–74),

Reformer. He entered the monastery of Aduard c.1527. He later came into contact with J. Laski and other Reformers, whom he openly joined in 1542. He went to Cologne...

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Albert Pighi

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(c.1490–1542),

Dutch Catholic theologian. His main work, Hierarchiae Ecclesiasticae Assertio (1538), was an elaborate defence of tradition as a source of Christian truth...

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Alexander Alesius

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

(1500–65),

alternatively ‘Aless’ or ‘Alane’, Scottish Lutheran divine. A native of Edinburgh, he studied at St Andrews, where he became a canon. Selected in 1527 to confute Patrick...

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