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The burning time : Henry VIII, Bloody Mary, and the Protestant martyrs of London

Author: Virginia Rounding
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Offers an account of the religious persecutions in England under Henry VIII and his daughter, Mary, with a focus on the lives of Baron Richard Rich, who played a role in the persecutions, and John Deane, who managed to avoid them throughout the period.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Rounding
ISBN: 9781250040640 1250040647
OCLC Number: 967077639
Notes: First published in Great Britain by Macmillan, an imprint of Pan Macmillan.
Description: xvi, 459 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: setting the scene --
Boiling, burning and ambition --
Fuel for the fire --
The making of martyrs --
Recantations and reversals --
Dissolution and discipline --
"Lo, faithless men against me rise" --
Denunciations and near-escapes --
Protestantism in the ascendant --
"Turn, and turn, and turn again" --
Dominicans in Smithfield --
Ceremonies of martyrdom --
"I will pay my vows to thee, oh Smithfield" --
Matters of conscience --
Constancy and conflagration --
Epilogue: "By the light of burning martyrs".
Responsibility: Virginia Rounding.

Abstract:

Offers an account of the religious persecutions in England under Henry VIII and his daughter, Mary, with a focus on the lives of Baron Richard Rich, who played a role in the persecutions, and John Deane, who managed to avoid them throughout the period.
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