Catholicity and nationality in the northern European counter-reformation

  title={Catholicity and nationality in the northern European counter-reformation},
  author={John Bossy},
  journal={Studies in Church History},
  pages={285 - 296}
  • J. Bossy
  • Published 1982
  • History
  • Studies in Church History
Why choose this subject? First, because I think there is a general historiographical problem about nationality in early-modern Europe, which has been rather abandoned and is perhaps worth another look. Second because, on the Catholic side of the subject, there is a problem of actuality concerning Ireland and a rather different one concerning Holland. Third, because there is a specific and limited issue in the history of English Catholicism. I shall really be concerned with a simple problem… 
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