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What Happened to Mary’s Councilors?

  • Ralph Houlbrooke
Part of the Queenship and Power book series (QAP)

Abstract

England experienced between 1547 and 1559 an exceptional series of changes of regime and religious policy. Each reign saw the dismantling of an existing religious settlement, the removal of senior clergy who could not accept the new order, and extensive changes to privy council personnel. No-one at the time could have predicted that Elizabeth’s settlement would endure (albeit with one major interruption and subsequent major modifications) until the twenty-first century. English Catholics continued to hope, not unreasonably, for further changes following Elizabeth’s marriage or the accession of a new monarch.

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Early Supporter Religious Conservative Intercessory Prayer Original Letter Parish Church 
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