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The Religious Development of Ireland 1560–1770

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print February 2006 | ISBN: 9780199242382
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603815 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199242380.003.0001
The Religious Development of Ireland 1560–1770

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This chapter outlines the religious development of Ireland between the Reformation and the late 18th centuries, and explains the failure of the Reformation in Ireland. It argues that the religious geography of Ireland was settled by the early 18th century and has remained unchanged since then.

Keywords: Reformation; Counter-Reformation; penal laws

Chapter.  14138 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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