By Leo F. Solt

The connection among church and kingdom, certainly among faith and politics, has been the most major subject matters in early sleek English background. whereas rankings of specialised experiences have tremendously complex students' figuring out of specific points of this era, there is not any common assessment that takes under consideration present scholarship. This quantity discharges that activity. Solt seeks to supply the most contours of church-state connections in England from 1509 to 1640 via a selective narration of occasions interspersed with interpretive summaries. due to the fact that international conflict II, social and financial factors have ruled the translation of occasions in Tudor and early Stuart England. whereas those motives stay influential, spiritual and political factors have once more come to the fore. Drawing largely from either fundamental and secondary assets, Solt offers a scholarly synthesis that mixes the findings of past examine with the newer emphasis at the impression of faith on political occasions and vice versa.

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