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The Theologian

Tracey A. Sowerby

in Renaissance and Reform in Tudor England: The Careers of Sir Richard Morison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584635
eISBN:
9780191723162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584635.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces Morison's involvement in the English Reformation. It examines Morison's role in the theological determinations that led to the Bishops' Book, and details his involvement in the ... More


The ‘Renowned Man of Letters’

Tracey A. Sowerby

in Renaissance and Reform in Tudor England: The Careers of Sir Richard Morison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584635
eISBN:
9780191723162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584635.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter returns to the theme of Morison's scholarly interests and briefly examines his international reputation as a humanist of some note. The main focus is Morison's collection of books. At ... 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


Religion and Society, 1600–1914

Sean Connolly

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Reformation constitutes one of the great, if ragged’ dividing lines in modern European history. Though affecting Ireland later than many European societies, it was clear by the 1630s that the ... More


Visions of Sodom: Religion, Homoerotic Desire, and the End of the World in England, c. 1550-1850

H. G. Cocks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226438665
eISBN:
9780226438832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438832.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed in a storm of fire and brimstone sent from heaven, as recorded in Genesis. The biblical story provided perhaps the most important reference point in ... More


Irish Literature in Latin, 1550–1700

Benignus Millett

in A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Latin literature of the period 1550–1700 was not exclusively ecclesiastical. It was also a literature of medical doctors, lawyers, university fellows, schoolmasters, poets, and lexicographers. ... More


‘Tongues of Heaven’: Prodigies, Portents, and Prophets

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter focuses on the various aspects of pre-Reformation practice and belief, and explores how traditional cultural paradigms were subtly altered and rehabilitated rather than permanently ... More


The Priest as Anointed

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In this chapter, the vocation of priesthood in early sixteenth century is first displayed. During the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, priest were considered ‘higher than the angels’ ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In early modern England, the altar, which is both a symbol and a site for religious events, has played a major role in religion. Throughout the mid-sixteenth century, altars became the target of ... More


Introduction: the importance of deist theology

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

in Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The two episodes of the Tinkler Ducket trial illustrate the contemporary and frequent modern perception of deism and deists in England. The deists seemed to be godless, enemies of Newtonian ... More


The meaning of 1689: politics and theology, 1694–1700

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

in Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The arrival and coronation of William III were a cause for great optimism and trepidation in the realms of English religion and politics. John Toland believed that the Revolutionary Settlement of ... More


Counting Chickens in Early Modern Essex: Writing Animals into Early Modern Wills

Erica Fudge

in Quick Cattle and Dying Wishes: People and Their Animals in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501715075
eISBN:
9781501715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715075.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores why nearly 90% of the wills in the dataset do not include specific mention of animals. Looking at the language of wills, at how testators present property, the chapter reads ... More


Filmer in the 1640s and 1650s: political troubles and intellectual activism

Cesare Cuttica

in Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083747
eISBN:
9781781704745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Resuming the account of Sir Robert's life and his public engagements detailed in chapter 1, chapter 6 – which ends Part I – concentrates on the period of the Civil War and the troubles he experienced ... More


Closing Remarks III: Life of the Mind

Mordechai Feingold

in History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter argues that scholars still debate the nature of Richard Fox’s evolving views concerning his college and the extent to which the humanist curriculum he implemented is ... More


Towards the Courtier: The University Formation of Public Servants in the Age of Richard Fox

† Jeremy Catto

in History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Corpus Christi College in Oxford, founded in 1517 by Bishop Richard Fox, which occupies a particular place in the history of English universities. ... More


Church and churchmen

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new men exercised considerable patronage within the church: in appointments to parish churches and dealings with universities and religious houses. While some of their actions matched the high ... More


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