English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 Hardback
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English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640
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From their emergence in the 1570s, English presbyterians posed a threat to the Church of England, and, in 1592, the English crown arrested the leaders of the presbyterian movement. Ha shows that, during the ensuing half century of apparent silence, English presbyterians remained continually active. They made a concerted effort, for example, to build an alliance with common lawyers against episcopal authority. Yet they also sought to prove the compatibility of their church government with royal supremacy. They agitated for further reformation of the Church of England, but by the early seventeenth century they had contributed to the birth of 'independency' and to puritan appeals to neo-Roman views of liberty.
English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 by Polly Ha was published by Stanford University Press in December 2010. The ISBN for English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 is 9780804759878.
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|Page last updated||17th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Polly Ha|
|Publisher||Stanford University Press (December 2010)|
|Number of Pages||320|