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Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Peter Marshall

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the most important aspects of the Reformation in England was its impact on the status of the dead. Protestant reformers insisted vehemently that between heaven and hell there was no ‘middle ... More


The Presence of the Dead: Memory and Obligation Before the Reformation

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the religious and cultural significance of the dead in later 15th and early 16th-century England. It explains the late medieval theology of purgatory, and its diffusion in ... More


Debates Over the Dead: Purgatory and Polemic in Henrician England

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the early Protestant or evangelical critique of purgatory by figures such as Simon Fish, John Frith, and William Tyndale in the reign of Henry VIII, and traditionalist Catholic ... More


The Regulation of the Dead: Ritual and Reform in the English Church, c.1560–1630

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces the long campaign on the part of Elizabethan and Jacobean bishops, theologians, and ordinary clergy to eradicate from the nation all traces of purgatory and intercessory prayer, ... More


The Disorderly Dead: Ghosts and their Meanings in Reformation England

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter sifts a mass of scattered evidence to elucidate official and popular belief about ghosts. Protestant authorities denounced belief in ghosts as a superstitious by-product of belief in ... More


Conclusion

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter emphasises how changing attitudes towards the dead represented a revolution of sensibilities, and led to the creation of new patterns of church life; new forms of public and ... More


Beliefs

Clive Griffin

in Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280735
eISBN:
9780191712920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280735.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The printing-workers tried by the Inquisition had a variety of heretical beliefs attested by their reluctance to fast or attend mass, criticism of the pope and the clergy, scepticism about ... More


Prospect and Retrospect

Nigel Saul

in English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199215980
eISBN:
9780191710001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215980.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

With the Reformation there came a major shift in popular attitudes to funerary monuments. The notion of memorialization was redefined in a more secular direction which stressed the honour of the ... More


Death and the Afterlife

D. L. D’ AVRAY

in Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter casts some light on attitudes to death and to the body-soul relationship. Death and the afterlife are treated in numerous places in medieval theological writings, but it tends to be ... More


The Sins of the People: Auricular confession and the imposition of social norms

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

One of the first features of the medieval Catholic Church to disappear almost everywhere once the reformed faith gained the upper hand was auricular confession, at least in the obligatory form laid ... More


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