Saints, Sacrilege and Sedition

    Saints, Sacrilege and Sedition

    Religion and Conflict in the Tudor Reformations

    Eamon Duffy

    Bloomsbury 2014

    Paperback 321pp Illustrated

    9781472909176   Product Code: 22778

    Eamon Duffy examines the ways in which the fraught history of the English Reformation has been retold to shape a Protestant national identity, so that the great Catholic churchmen have been overshadowed by their adversaries, such as Thomas Cranmer and Hugh Latimer. By examining the physical evidence of rood-screens and other church fittings alongside a range of Tudor texts that illustrate the lived experience of Tudor Catholicism, he highlights the misconceptions, prejudices and myths that have dogged accounts of this period.

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