Possession, Puritanism and Print

Possession, Puritanism and Print

Author: Marion Gibson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317315643

Category: History

Page: 218

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Tells a story of injustice and passionate resistance to religious persecution in the last years of Queen Elizabeth's reign. Through an analysis of a sensational series of demonic possessions and exorcisms, this book highlights the existence of controversies in print in the late Elizabethan period of the kind that would one day lead to civil war.
Possession, Puritanism and Print
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Marion Gibson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Tells a story of injustice and passionate resistance to religious persecution in the last years of Queen Elizabeth's reign. Through an analysis of a sensational series of demonic possessions and exorcisms, this book highlights the existence of controversies in print in the late Elizabethan period of the kind that would
The English Exorcist
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Brendan C. Walsh
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-30 - Publisher: Routledge

In 1598, the English clergyman John Darrell was brought before the High Commission at Lambeth Palace to face charges of fraud and counterfeiting. The ecclesiastical authorities alleged that he had "taught 4. to counterfeite" demonic possession over a ten-year period, fashioning himself into a miracle worker. Coming to the attention
Richard Bancroft and Elizabethan Anti-Puritanism
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Patrick Collinson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-03 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This major new study is an exploration of the Elizabethan Puritan movement through the eyes of its most determined and relentless opponent, Richard Bancroft, later Archbishop of Canterbury. It analyses his obsession with the perceived threat to the stability of the church and state presented by the advocates of radical
Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Anna French
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-23 - Publisher: Routledge

The spiritual status of the early modern child was often confused and uncertain, and yet in the wake of the English Reformation became an issue of urgent interest. This book explores questions surrounding early modern childhood, focusing especially on some of the extreme religious experiences in which children are documented:
The Supernatural in Tudor and Stuart England
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Darren Oldridge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-31 - Publisher: Routledge

The Supernatural in Tudor and Stuart England reflects upon the boundaries between the natural and the otherworldly in early modern England as they were understood by the people of the time. The book places supernatural beliefs and events in the context of the English Reformation to show how early modern