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By James V. Holleran

ISBN-10: 0585199167

ISBN-13: 9780585199160

ISBN-10: 0823218872

ISBN-13: 9780823218875

Within the 12 months 1581, after 4 days of debating six prime Anglican divines on the Tower of London, Jesuit Edmund Campion (1540-1581) was once placed to dying simply because he wouldn't deny his religion. In 1970, the martyred Campion was once canonized a saint. A Jesuit problem is a book-length version of formerly unpublished Catholic manuscript bills of these debates.. As corrective historic files, those Catholic manuscripts display a relatively diverse photo of Campion and his competitors from that represented within the government's released model, and therefore supply us a fuller and extra balanced figuring out of what truly came about. as well as their historic price, the Catholic manuscripts additionally contain energetic exchanges among Campion and his rivals, and supply humanizing information about them. As customized files they trap the dramatic taste of a chain of lively debates facing the key theological concerns setting apart Protestant England from Catholic Rome in Elizabeth's reign.. including a transcription of the Catholic manuscript bills, Holleran offers a normal old creation to the debates, an in depth description of the manuscripts, short supplementary commentaries concerning the debates, and a whole set of explanatory notes.

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Roberto Ridolfi, a Florentine banker, plotted (1570-71) with Spanish and papal support to place Mary Stuart and Norfolk on the throne. And not only did Pius V's bull excommunicate Elizabeth, but it also directed her Catholic subjects to withdraw their allegiance to her. 25 A biography of Mayne (and other English martyrs, including Campion) may be found in the official presentation of documents and cult: ARCHDIOCESE OF WESTMINSTER. Cause of the Canonization of Blessed Martyrs John Houghton, Robert Lawrence, Augustine Webster, Richard Reynolds, John Stone, Cuthbert Mayne, John Paine, Edmund Campion, Alexander Briant, Ralph Sherwin and Luke Kirby, Put to Death in England in Defence of the Catholic Faith (1533-1582).

E. Reynolds, Campion and Persons: The Jesuit Mission (London: Sheed and Ward, 1980). 27 It is not uncommon for modern historians to view a priest's willingness to risk death for his religious beliefs as a form of neurotic behavior. Joel Hurstfield, for example, observes that the historian ''falters in trying to analyze the outlook of these priests. He feels it needs other disciplines, perhaps of the psychologist and the anthropologist, to explain the passion for martyrdom, the death-wish . " (Elizabeth I and the Unity of England [1960; New York: Harper & Row, 1969], pp.

Roberto Ridolfi, a Florentine banker, plotted (1570-71) with Spanish and papal support to place Mary Stuart and Norfolk on the throne. And not only did Pius V's bull excommunicate Elizabeth, but it also directed her Catholic subjects to withdraw their allegiance to her. 25 A biography of Mayne (and other English martyrs, including Campion) may be found in the official presentation of documents and cult: ARCHDIOCESE OF WESTMINSTER. Cause of the Canonization of Blessed Martyrs John Houghton, Robert Lawrence, Augustine Webster, Richard Reynolds, John Stone, Cuthbert Mayne, John Paine, Edmund Campion, Alexander Briant, Ralph Sherwin and Luke Kirby, Put to Death in England in Defence of the Catholic Faith (1533-1582).

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