Elizabeth Barton

Elizabeth Barton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sr. Elizabeth Barton was an English Catholic nun. She was executed as a result of her prophecies regarding the marriage of King Henry VIII of England to Anne Boleyn, which had taken place against the wishes of the Pope. Little is known of Barton's early life. She appears to have come from a poor background: she was working as a servant when her visions began in 1525. During that year, she suffered from a severe unknown illness and claimed to have received divine revelations. These either predicted future events or, more frequently, took the form of pleas for people to follow the teachings of the Church. In particular, she urged people to pray to the Blessed Virgin Mary and to undertake pilgrimagesshow more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134958999
  • 9786134958998