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Catherine De Medici: King in All but Name

Kathleen Wellman

in Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178852
eISBN:
9780300190656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178852.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter begins by presenting verses that capture the contradictions of Catherine de Medici's life and subsequent reputation. These verses also moderate the vehement charges circulated by ... More


Festivals and Massacres: Reflections on St. Bartholomew’s Day

Bruce Lincoln

in Discourse and the Construction of Society: Comparative Studies of Myth, Ritual, and Classification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199372362
eISBN:
9780199372393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372362.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre. That event represents the bloody climax of the French Wars of Religion, but it followed shortly after the failed attempt to make peace ... More


Introduction

David J. Appleby

in Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about Black Bartholomew's Day, the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662, and which uses political ... More


‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

N. H. Keeble (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The 1662 Act of Uniformity and the consequent ‘ejections’ on 24 August (St Bartholomew's Day) of those who refused to comply with its stringent conditions comprise perhaps the single most significant ... More


Priests, Poets, and Print

in Less Rightly Said: Scandals and Readers in Sixteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762922
eISBN:
9780804773546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762922.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Catholic rhetoric of vituperation and the polemical book by examining the works of the polemicist Artus Desire. Desire's copious polemical work exploits and manipulates the ... More


Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

David J. Appleby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662, ... More


Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe

Stuart Carroll

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199596799
eISBN:
9780191804571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596799.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The House of Guise was one of the greatest princely families of the sixteenth century, or indeed of any age. Today they are best remembered through the tragic life of one family member, Mary Queen of ... More


A Wedding and Four Thousand Funerals

Stuart Carroll

in Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199596799
eISBN:
9780191804571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596799.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the plot to murder Gaspard de Coligny in August 1572, which sparked several days of anarchy where at least 2,000, and perhaps as many as 6,000, Protestants were butchered while ... More


Introduction:: Attempting Uniformity

N. H. Keeble (ed.)

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This historical introduction traces the course of events that led from George Monck's incursion into England in January 1660 to the passing of the Act of Uniformity in 1662, examining ‘Presbyterian’ ... More


The Silencing of God’s Dear Ministers:: John Bunyan and His Church in 1662

Michael Davies

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter addresses how ‘the silencing of God's dear Ministers’ in 1662 affected John Bunyan and the Independent congregation at Bedford. It examines the history of this congregation, from its ... More


Pilgrims of Satire: To Go Home

George Hoffmann

in Reforming French Culture: Satire, Spiritual Alienation, and Connection to Strangers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808763
eISBN:
9780191852138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808763.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

As the conflict deepened in France, reformers found themselves forced to adopt a more clandestine posture. Satires consequently grew more obscure as they increasingly served as an in-joke for a beset ... More


The Nonconformist Narrative of the Bartholomeans

N. H. Keeble (ed.)

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the origins, development, and durability of an apologetic representation of the ejected ministers that originated in, and was shaped by, the controversies of the 1660s and 1670s ... More


Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots: Acts 4 and 5

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0037
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Five years after Robert le diable in 1831, Meyerbeer produces his next grand opera, this one set during the Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre of 1572. Writing from memory and jottings during ... More


John Walker’s Sufferings of the Clergy and Church of England Responses to the Ejections of 1660–2

Mark Burden

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

John Walker, a Tory and High Churchman, published a book‐length rejoiner to Calamy's Abridgment (1702) of Baxter's life, titled An Attempt to Towards Recovering an Account of the Numbers and ... More


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