THE LIMITS OF POSSIBILITY IN ENGLAND'S LONG REFORMATION*

@article{Bates2010THELO,
  title={THE LIMITS OF POSSIBILITY IN ENGLAND'S LONG REFORMATION*},
  author={Lucy A. Bates},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={53},
  pages={1049 - 1070}
}
  • L. Bates
  • Published 3 November 2010
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
ABSTRACT Interpretations that solely emphasize either continuity or controversy are found wanting. Historians still question how the English became Protestant, what sort of Protestants they were, and why a civil war dominated by religion occurred over a hundred years after the initial Reformation crisis. They utilize many approaches: from above and below, and with fresh perspectives, from within and without. Yet the precise nature of the relationship of the Reformation, the civil war, the… 
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