From Cranmer to Davidson

From Cranmer to Davidson : A Church of England Miscellany

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This first miscellany volume to be published by the Church of England Record Society contains eight edited texts covering aspects of the history of the Church from the Reformation to the early twentieth century. The longest contribution is a scholarly edition of W.J. Conybeare's famous and influential article on nineteenth-century "Church Parties"; other documents included are the protests against Archbishop Cranmer's metropolitical powers of visitation, the petitions to the Long Parliament in support of the Prayer Book, and Randall Davidson's memoir on the role of the archbishop of Canterbury in the early twentieth century. Stephen Taylor is Professor in the History of Early Modern England, University of Durham. Contributors: PAUL AYRIS, MELANIE BARBER, ARTHUR BURNS, JUDITH MALTBY, ANTHONY MILTON, ANDREW ROBINSON, STEPHEN TAYLOR, BRETT USHER, ALEXANDRA WALSHAM
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Product details

  • Hardback | 490 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 36mm | 961.61g
  • Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • The Boydell Press
  • Woodbridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0851157424
  • 9780851157429

Table of contents

Thomas Cranmer and the metropolitical visitation of Canterbury province 1533-1535, Paul Ayris; Edward Brocklesby - "the first put out of his living for the surplice", Brett Usher; Richard Montagu - "Concerning Recusancie of Communion with the Church of England", Anthony Milton and Alexandra Walsham; petitions for episcopacy and "The Book of Common Prayer" on the eve of civil war 1641-1642, Judith Maltby; Bishop Edmund Gibson's proposals for church reform, Stephen Taylor; Samuel Horsley - "Thoughts on Civil Government", Andrew Robinson; W.J. Conybeare - "Church Parties", Arthur Burns; Randall Davidson - a partial retrospective, Melanie Barber.
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