By Dr Edwards John
This clean exploration of the existence, paintings and writing of Archbishop Pole, focuses rather on Pole’s ultimate years (1556-58) as Archbishop of Canterbury. totally integrating Pole’s English and Continental ecu studies, John Edwards areas those of their historic context and signposts classes for modern matters and concerns.
Stressing the occasions and personality of Pole's 'English' lifestyles, as much as his exile within the 1530s, in addition to in his ultimate years in England (1554-58), this ebook explores his shut courting, either genealogical and emotional, with Henry VIII and Mary I. Portraying Pole as an important determine within the Catholic-Protestant department, which nonetheless impacts Britain this day, this booklet info the 1st, and thus far final, try and fix Roman Catholicism because the 'national faith' of britain and Wales via telling the life-story of the hinge determine in forging English spiritual and political identification for a number of centuries. the ultimate element of this publication attracts jointly vital and illuminating resource fabric written via Pole in the course of his years as Archbishop of Canterbury.
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