Catholic Resistance in Elizabethan England (Catholic by Victor Houliston

By Victor Houliston

Among ecclesiastical historians, there was elevated curiosity in English Catholicism during the last two decades end result of the re-examination of spiritual conflicts in early glossy England, in particular the function of the Jesuits. hypothesis approximately Shakespeare's Catholicism has concentrated the eye of literary students at the adventure of Elizabethan Catholics. This booklet bridges the space among historic and political experiences of the profession of the Jesuit Robert folks at the one hand and literary stories of Shakespeare and different authors, by means of targeting folks' contribution as a author to the polemical tradition of the past due 16th and early 17th centuries. delivering a research of the writing profession of Robert folks, chief of the Elizabethan Jesuits, visible as an apostolate in addition to a polemical contestation, this ebook relates people' interventions in numerous controversies through the interval 1580-1610 to the formative reasons of the "Christian listing" (1582), his recognized and phenomenally winning paintings of devotion. This booklet was once initially referred to as the "Book of Resolution", which additionally refers to folks' indefatigability as a author. The examine makes an important contribution to our figuring out of the polemical context of post-Reformation Catholicism in England, and to the Jesuit proposal of the 'apostolate of writing'.

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Mush, A Dialogue betwixt a Secular Priest, and a Lay Gentleman, pp. 54–5. 52 James, The Jesuites Downefall, pp. 57–8. 53 ‘Personius ille erat Somersettensis, vehemens, ferox natura, & moribus incultioribus. Campianus Londinensis, vir suauis & politissimus’, William Camden, Annales rerum Anglicanum, et Hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha, ad annum salutis MDLXXXIX (Frankfurt, 1616), p. ), The Jesuit’s Memorial, for the Intended Reformation of England Under their First Popish Prince (London, 1690), p.

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It does not appear that Persons himself practised equivocation – in fact, he insisted that it could only be used in carefully defined circumstances – but he defended the traditional doctrine with extraordinary skill. 64 Persons was seen as the equivocator par excellence, Bagshaw, A Sparing Discoverie of our English Jesuits, p. 39. Matthew Sutcliffe, A Full and Round Answer to … Robert Parsons the Noddie his foolish and rude Warne-word (London, 1604), sig. A3. 63 Thomas Morton, A Full Satisfaction concerning a double Romish Iniquitie; hainous Rebellion, and more then heathenish Aequivocation (London, 1606), p.

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