The Boy King: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation

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University of California Press, Sep 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 283 pages
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Diarmaid MacCulloch illuminates the significance of Edward's turbulent and neglected reign. He takes a fresh look at the life and beliefs of the young king and of the ruthless politicians who jostled for power around him. He analyzes the single-minded strategy of the Protestant Revolution and assesses the support it had among the people of England.
  

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This is less a biography of Edward VI than an academic study of the course of the English Reformation during Edward's six-year reign. Edward VI himself barely warrants a mention in this volume, as the ... Read full review

The boy king: Edward VI and the protestant reformation

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Award-winning author MacCulloch (Thomas Cranmer: A Life) has written an interesting and informative study of the six years the young Edward VI spent on the throne after the death of his notorious ... Read full review

Contents

Purifying the Realm
57
Building the Temple
105
The Afterlife of the Edwardian Reformation
157
Notes
223
Bibliography
250
Index
267
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Page 256 - Englande refourmed and governed under hym, agayn*t al suche as blasphemously and traitorously infame hym or the sayd Church, of heresie or sedicion.

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About the author (2001)

Diarmaid MacCulloch is a Fellow of St. Cross College, Oxford, and Professor of the History of the Church at Oxford University. His books include Suffolk and the Tudors (1986), The Later Reformation in England, 1547-1603 (1990); The Reign of Henry VIII: Politics, Policy and Piety (1995); and Thomas Cranmer: A Life (1996).

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