The Rise and Fall of Merry England

The Rise and Fall of Merry England : The Ritual Year, 1400-1700

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Highly readable and entertaining, Ronald Hutton's acclaimed work is the first comprehensive account of the religious and secular rituals of late medieval and early modern England.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 22mm | 258.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • index
  • 019285447X
  • 9780192854476

About Ronald Hutton

Ronald Hutton is Professor of History at the University of Bristol. He is the author of Charles II: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1989), The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales 1658-1667 (1993), The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain (1996), and The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft (1999)show more

Table of contents

Introduction. 1: The Ritual Year in ENgland c. 1490-c.1540. 2: The Making of Merry England. 3: Reformation of Religion. 4: Reformation of Manners. 5: The Battle for Merry England. 6: Puritan Revolution. 7: Merry Equilibrium. Appendix. Notes. Indexshow more

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