Power in vulnerability: widows and priest holes in the early modern English Catholic community

@article{Binczewski2020PowerIV,
  title={Power in vulnerability: widows and priest holes in the early modern English Catholic community},
  author={Jennifer Binczewski},
  journal={British Catholic History},
  year={2020},
  volume={35},
  pages={1 - 24}
}
  • Jennifer Binczewski
  • Published 2020
  • Sociology
  • British Catholic History
  • Catholics in post-Reformation England faced new challenges in their resolution to remain faithful to Rome following the passage of anti-Catholic laws in the 1580s. These legislative attempts to root out Catholicism resulted in the creation of a clandestine community where private households became essential sites for the survival of Catholic worship. This article extends prior studies of the role of women in the English Catholic community by considering how marital status affected an individual… CONTINUE READING