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Rumours and Popular Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII
To the people of Norfolk who flirted with heresy in 1530 upon rumours ‘that the king’s pleasure is that the New Testament in English should go forth’,1 or to the Yorkshire commons who rebelled inExpand
Popular politics and the English Reformation
Acknowledgements List of abbreviations Note on the text Introduction Part I. The Break with Rome and the Crisis of Conservatism: 1. 'Schismatics be now plain heretics': debating the royal supremacyExpand
The Rule of Moderation: Violence, Religion and the Politics of Restraint in Early Modern England
Part I. Moderate Foundations: Introduction 1. The bridle of moderation Part II. Moderate Churches: 2. Violence and the via media in the reign of Henry VIII 3. Conformist moderation 4. PuritanExpand
Catholics and the `Protestant nation' : religious politics and identity in early modern England
Contents Contributors Preface and acknowledgements Abbreviations 1. Introduction: English Catholic history in context - Ethan Shagan 2. Is the pope Catholic? Henry VIII and the semantics of schism -Expand
Constructing Discord: Ideology, Propaganda, and English Responses to the Irish Rebellion of 1641
Historians such as Conrad Russell and Kevin Sharpe have recently stressed the “British” nature of the crisis which toppled Charles I's regime in the 1640s. England, these historians remind us, wasExpand
Beyond Good and Evil: Thinking with Moderates in Early Modern England
I is a well-worn historiographical truism that early modern Europeans imagined their world in terms of binary oppositions. Leading historians of the 1970s like Peter Burke, Natalie Davis, and RobertExpand
Print, Orality and Communications in the Maid of Kent Affair
  • E. Shagan
  • History
  • The Journal of Ecclesiastical History
  • 1 January 2001
This article explores the printed and oral communications through which the sixteenth-century holy woman Elizabeth Barton publicised her political prophecies against the Henrician Reformation.Expand
THE ENGLISH INQUISITION: CONSTITUTIONAL CONFLICT AND ECCLESIASTICAL LAW IN THE 1590s
  • E. Shagan
  • Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
  • 1 September 2004
This article examines the relationship between religious debate and constitutional conflict in the 1590s, focusing on the status of ecclesiastical law and the right of the church courts to impose exExpand
The bridle of moderation
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