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By John Edwards

This clean exploration of the lifestyles, paintings and writing of Archbishop Pole, focuses relatively on Pole’s ultimate years (1556-58) as Archbishop of Canterbury. totally integrating Pole’s English and Continental eu studies, John Edwards locations those of their historic context and signposts classes for modern concerns and matters. Stressing the occasions and personality of Pole's 'English' lifestyles, as much as his exile within the 1530s, in addition to in his ultimate years in England (1554-58), this ebook explores his shut dating, either genealogical and emotional, with Henry VIII and Mary I. Portraying Pole as an important determine within the Catholic-Protestant department, which nonetheless impacts Britain this present day, this publication information the 1st, and up to now final, try to restoration Roman Catholicism because the 'national faith' of britain and Wales by way of telling the life-story of the hinge determine in forging English non secular and political id for numerous centuries. the ultimate portion of this booklet attracts jointly vital and illuminating resource fabric written through Pole in the course of his years as Archbishop of Canterbury.

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