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Puritan Gentry Besieged 1650-1700 von Cliffe, Trevor (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 06.12.2012
  • Verlag: Taylor and Francis
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Puritan Gentry Besieged 1650-1700

The latter half of the seventeenth century saw the Puritan families of England struggle to preserve the old values in an era of tremendous political and religious upheaval. Even non-conformist ministers were inclined to be pessimistic about the endurance of `godliness' - Puritan attitudes and practices - among the upper classes. Based on a study of family papers and other primary resources, Trevor Cliffe's study reveals that in many cases, Puritan county families were playing a double game: outwardly in communion with the Church, they often employed non-conformist chaplains, and attended nonconformist meetings.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 06.12.2012
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781134918157
    Verlag: Taylor and Francis
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