Being "British" In Rome: The Welsh at the English College, 1578-1584

  title={Being "British" In Rome: The Welsh at the English College, 1578-1584},
  author={Jason A. Nice},
  journal={The Catholic Historical Review},
  pages={1 - 24}
In 1580, nearly four hundred years after Pope Innocent III terminated Welsh hopes of ecclesiastical independence by upholding Canterbury's jurisdiction over Wales, Gregory XIII followed in his predecessor's footsteps by again quashing Welsh dreams of clerical freedom from England. Yet, unlike their forebears, the Welsh diaspora in Rome during the 1570's did not advocate the ecclesiastical independence of Wales from England. Rather, they sought to protect their influence over the English College… Expand
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