Chapter

Conclusion: Perspectives

Norman Housley

in Religious Warfare in Europe 1400-1536

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780199552283
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191716515 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552283.003.0007
 Conclusion: Perspectives

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Europeans in the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries were strongly attracted by the idea that they could become the agents of God's will on the battlefield. The Wars of Religion flowed quite naturally from this pattern of thought. This concluding chapter briefly explores this proposition with reference to the Catholic defence of Toulouse in 1567–8, English Protestant thinking in the 1620s and 1630s, and Pedro de Ribadeneyra's sermon to the soldiers embarking on the Spanish Armada in 1588.

Keywords: wars of religion; Toulouse; English Protestant divines; Spanish Armada; Pedro de Ribadeneyra

Chapter.  8573 words. 

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.