By Patrick Collinson, John Craig, Brett Usher
On the center of Elizabeth I's reign, a mystery convention of priests met in and round Dedham, Essex, on a per month foundation with a view to talk about issues of neighborhood and nationwide curiosity. Their amassed papers, a different survival from the clandestine international of early English nonconformity, are right here published in complete for the 1st time, including a hitherto unpublished narrative by means of the Suffolk minister, Thomas Rogers, which throws a flood of sunshine on related, if extra public, clerical task in and round Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, throughout the similar interval. Taken jointly, the 2 texts supply an unrivalled perception into the minds and the equipment of that community of 'godly' ministers whose professed target was once to switch the stern provisions of the Elizabethan cost of faith, either via ceaseless lobbying and by means of functional instance. The editors' creation for that reason emphasizes the complicated nature of the English protestant culture among the Tudor mid-century and the accession of James I, in addition to trying to plot the politico-ecclesiastical advancements of the 1580s in a few element. A complete biographical sign in of the individuals of the Dedham convention, of the Bury St Edmunds teachers, and of many different very important names pointed out within the texts, completes the quantity.
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Extra info for Conferences and Combination Lectures in the Elizabethan Church: Dedham and Bury St Edmunds, 1582-1590 (Church of England Record Society)
66–9. Collinson, ‘PCM’, pp. 316, 688. See The papers of Nathaniel Bacon of Stiffkey, I, 1556–1577, ed. A. Hassell Smith, G. M. Baker and R. W. Kenny (Norfolk Record Society, XLVI, 1979); II, 1578–1585, and III, 1586–1595, ed. A. Hassell Smith and G. M. Baker (Norfolk Record Society, XLIX and LIII, 1983 and 1988); IV, 1596–1602, ed. V. Morgan, J. Key and B. Taylor (Norfolk Record Society, LXIV, 2000). 124 On another occasion, More sent a minister to be vetted by Bacon. 126 William Burton, a Norwich minister who migrated to Bristol, has left on record a memorable description of civic religious life in Norwich, perhaps towards the end of the Parkhurst years and before the advent of the unsympathetic Bishop Freke.
Collinson, ‘Lectures by combination’, in idem, Godly people, pp. 467–98. Collinson, Grindal, ch. 13; Collinson, EPM, pp. 168–76. 1, fos. 166v–7r, 169r, l7lr. Archdeacon John Walker to Bishop Edwin Sandys, July 1576, LPL, MS 2003, fo. 12; BL, Add. MS 29546, fos. 48r–50r; Collinson, ‘PCM’, pp. 184–5. Richard Curteys, bishop of Chichester to Grindal, 15 July 1576, LPL, MS 2003, fo. 4; BL, Add MS 29546, fos. 50v–1v. Bishop William Bradbridge to Grindal, 9 July 1576, LPL, MS 2003, fo. 8; BL, Add. MS 29546, fo.
Weaving and clothmaking had in the late middle ages added to Essex’s industrial prosperity – in Braintree, Bocking, Halsted and other townships, including the parish of Dedham. If the precise nature of the protestant revolution of the sixteenth century remains, and will forever remain, hotly debated, there is no denying that within a mere fifty years – roughly, 1520 to 1570 – reformed churchmanship outside the Roman catholic church had been catapulted from the status of heresy into that of an alternative world-view.
Conferences and Combination Lectures in the Elizabethan Church: Dedham and Bury St Edmunds, 1582-1590 (Church of England Record Society) by Patrick Collinson, John Craig, Brett Usher