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THE POLITICS OF REFORM, 1530–1558

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9780198269243
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602412 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269242.003.0005

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 THE POLITICS OF REFORM, 1530–1558

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The chapter studies the politics of Reformation in England, Scotland, and Ireland between 1530 and 1558. Its narrative of change pays particular attention to issues of jurisdiction across English territories and to the dissolution of the monasteries. The intersection between religious changes in the three kingdoms is treated fully.

Keywords: break with Rome; Catholic restoration; dissolution of the monasteries; ecclesiastical jurisdiction; Edward VI; Henry VIII; Ireland; James V; Mary I; Protestantism

Chapter.  31783 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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