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3 Britannia sancta: Catholicism, Counter‐Reformation, and the Landscape

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 34420 words.

This chapter considers how the landscape was implicated in Roman Catholicism’s struggle to resist the attempts of the Tudor and Stuart state to eradicate it. It describes how the...

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Conclusion

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 5541 words.

The conclusion uses the history of a Carmarthenshire holy well to restate the themes of the main chapters of the book. It re-emphasizes the way in which the Protestant and Catholic...

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5 God's Great Book in Folio: Providence, Science, and the Natural Environment

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 28630 words.

This chapter considers the evolving relationship between religion and natural philosophy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It explores how the theology of creation and providence...

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2 Idols in the Landscape: The Impact of the Protestant Reformation

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 32341 words.

This chapter considers the impact of the Protestant Reformation on the sacred landscape described in Chapter 1. It explores the theology of idolatry that underpinned drives to purge not...

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Introduction

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 7559 words.

The introduction surveys existing work on the Reformation in Britain and Ireland and on the history of the early modern landscape, explains the broad themes of the book, and identifies the...

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7 Invented Traditions: Legend, Custom, and Memory

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 35268 words.

This chapter uses sixteenth- and seventeenth-century antiquarian writing and later folklore to explore the imprint which British and Irish Reformations left upon legendary lore and custom...

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1 Loca sacra: Religion and the Landscape before the Reformation

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 27502 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between religion and the landscape of the British Isles from the prehistoric era to the eve of the Reformation. It explores the sacred geography of...

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The Reformation of the Landscape

Alexandra Walsham.

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 656 pages.

This book studies relationship between the landscape of Britain and Ireland and the tumultuous religious changes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It explores how the profound...

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4 The Religious Regeneration of the Landscape: Ritual, Rehabilitation, and Renewal

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 39551 words.

This chapter analyses a series of processes which served to reinvest the early modern landscape with religious associations. It considers how lollards and Protestant dissenters used the...

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6 Therapeutic Waters: Religion, Medicine, and the Landscape

Alexandra Walsham.

in The Reformation of the Landscape

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); British History; Social and Cultural History. 32478 words.

This chapter assesses the connection between the landscape and the sphere of health and medicine. It considers the links between the Reformation assault upon the culture of pilgrimage to...

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