The Reception of the Elizabethan Religious Settlement in Three Yorkshire Parishes, 1559–72

  title={The Reception of the Elizabethan Religious Settlement in Three Yorkshire Parishes, 1559–72},
  author={Maggie Bullett},
  journal={Northern History},
  pages={225 - 252}
Abstract This article explores how the Elizabethan religious settlement of 1559 was experienced at parish level, up to the year 1572. Churchwardens' accounts for the Yorkshire parishes of Masham, Sheffield and St Martin's, Coney Street, York, are used alongside ecclesiastical court records and other sources to build a picture of local responses to the settlement. The factors found to be significant include the degree to which the reforms demanded a change in previous community practices, and… 
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