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The Reconstruction of the Church of Ireland: Bishop Bramhall and the Laudian Reforrms, 1633-1641

By: John McCafferty

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018624

ISBN: 052164318X

Condition: Brand New


Thomas Wentworth landed in Ireland in 1633 - almost 100 years after Henry VIII had begun his break with Rome. The majority of the people were still Catholic. William Laud had just been elevated to Canterbury. A Yorkshire cleric, John Bramhall, followed the new viceroy and became, in less than one year, Bishop of Derry. This study, which is centered on Bramhall, examines how these three men embarked on a policy for the established church which represented not only a break with a century of reforming tradition but which also sought to make the tiny Irish church a model for the other Stuart kingd... View more info