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From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Ole Peter Grell, Jonathan I. Israel, and Nicholas Tyacke (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines the importance of the Glorious Revolution and the passing of the Toleration Act to the development of religious and intellectual freedom in England. Most historians have considered ... More


Toleration and Religion after 1688

Hugh Trevor-Roper

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the achievement of complete toleration for both Protestant Dissenters and Catholics. Religious toleration, one of the great achievements of the Revolution of 1688, was secured ... More


Religion

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that to see the divisions within English Protestantism in terms of ‘Church’ and ‘Dissent’ is simplistic. The boundaries between the two (and between different Dissenting ... More


After the Revolution, 1689–1699

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the Convention of 1689-90 the Whigs condemned the new charters of the 1680s and sought to debar those who had actively procured them (mostly Tories, in 1682-5) from municipal office. They failed ... More


English Catholics after 1688

John Bossy

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the Catholic community in England from 1688 onwards. It argues that Catholics were generally unmolested, despite some ugly riots after James II's flight. It also emphasizes ... More


Introduction

Ole Peter Grell

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Religious intolerance was the norm throughout the Christian Middle Ages. The era of the Reformation is especially notorious for persecution of Protestants by Catholics and vice versa. This book ... More


Religion, Education, and Literacy

Glanmor Williams

in The Foundations of Modern Wales: Wales 1642-1780

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852786
eISBN:
9780191670565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852786.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the religious and spiritual conditions in Wales from 1660 to 1689. It describes this period as the heroic age of Welsh Dissent. In spite of being subjected to severe physical ... More


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