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Catholic resistance in Elizabethan England : Robert Persons's Jesuit polemic, 1580-1610

Author: Victor Houliston
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate ; Roma : Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu, ©2007.
Series: Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700.; Bibliotheca Instituti Historici S.I., v. 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a study of the writing career of Robert Persons, leader of the Elizabethan Jesuits, seen as an apostolate as well as a polemical contestation, this book relates Persons' interventions in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
biographie
Named Person: Robert Parsons; Robert Parsons; Robert Parsons, (jésuite)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Houliston
ISBN: 9780754658405 0754658406
OCLC Number: 77004155
Notes: "[This volume], as well as being part of Ashgate's Catholic Christendom, 1300-1750 [i.e. 1700] monograph series ... is the 63[rd] volume in the Jesuit Historical Institute's series Bibliotheca Instituti Historici Societatis Iesu"--Publisher's note, p. [vii].
Description: xiv, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The legend of Father Parsons --
The English mission : writing The Christian directory --
The Spanish connection : satirizing Burghley --
The myth of England's Catholic destiny : Persons's political vision --
Reclaiming the past : combating Foxe and Coke --
A Jesuit apologia : appellant abuse --
Making England safe for Catholicism : liberty of conscience under James --
Mastering the polemical scene --
Appendix : a chronology of Persons's printed works, 1580-1622.
Series Title: Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700.; Bibliotheca Instituti Historici S.I., v. 63.
Other Titles: Robert Persons's Jesuit polemic, 1580-1610
Responsibility: Victor Houliston.
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