Parliamentary Army Chaplains, 1642-51

Parliamentary Army Chaplains, 1642-51

Anne Laurence

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A comprehensive study of the careers, qualifications, duties, and activities of chaplains serving in all the various parliamentary armies ... A work of impressive scholarship which will remain an invaluable guide for all future research on the parliamentary armies. JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORYAuthor Anne Laurence sets out to determine whether parliamentary army chaplains were responsible for the spread of radicalism in the Parliamentary forces.

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March 1990
222 pages
21.6x13.8 cm
Royal Historical Society Studies in History
ISBN: 9780861932160
Format: Hardback
Royal Historical Society
BIC HBLL
BISAC HIS037030
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`A comprehensive study of the careers, qualification, duties, and activities of chaplaines serving in all the various parliamentary armies... A work of impressive scholarship which will remain an invaluable guide for all future research on ther parliamentary armies. JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORYIn the political and religious confusion of the later 1640s it was thought that radical preachers zealously exhorting the victorious New Model Army were behind the demands of the rank and file for religious toleration and a more democratic constitution. Anne Laurence has altered all that— If we want to explore the origins of the New Model soldiers radicalism in 1647-9 we must look beyond the dwindling ranks of their preachers. EHR

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