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Introduction: Relics and Remains
Depicted in this compelling early eighteenth-century print (Fig. 1), St Veronica’s veil is among the most renowned examples of the cultural phenomenon that is the subject of this volume: a relic.Expand
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The Reformation of the Landscape
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Sacred Topography and Social Memory: Religious Change and the Landscape in Early Modern Britain and Ireland1
This article analyses the relationship between the tumultuous religious changes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and the landscape of the British Isles. It examines the immediate impact andExpand
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MIRACLES AND THE COUNTER-REFORMATION MISSION TO ENGLAND
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  • The Historical Journal
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This article explores the way in which the Counter Reformation priests sent to England after 1574 cultivated and harnessed the culture of the miraculous in their efforts to reform and evangelize theExpand
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The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland
Introduction 1. Loca Sacra: Religion and the Landscape before the Reformation 2. Idols in the Landscape: The Impact of Protestant Reform 3. Britannia Sancta: Catholicism, Counter Reformation and theExpand
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The Holy Thorn of Glastonbury: The Evolution of a Legend in Post-Reformation England
The body of legend about the origins and significance of the Holy Thorn of Glastonbury continued to evolve in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with the winter-flowering treeExpand
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Providence in early modern England
"Providence in Early Modern England" is the most extensive study to date of the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century belief that God actively intervened in human affairs to punish, reward, warn, try,Expand
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