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History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II.   By: (1818-1894)

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HISTORY OF ENGLAND

FROM

THE FALL OF WOLSEY

TO

THE DEATH OF ELIZABETH.

BY

JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE, M.A.

LATE FELLOW OF EXETER COLLEGE, OXFORD.

VOLUME II.

NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER AND COMPANY. 1872.

[Illustration:

Charles Scribner and Co of No 654 Broadway New York have authority from me to publish all works which I have chiefly written and may hereafter write. J A Froude.

London. Jan. 29. 1871.]

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

CHAPTER VI.

THE PROTESTANTS.

PAGE

The Lollards 16

Presentation to Religious Benefices in the Fourteenth Century 17

Statutes of Provisors 21

Rise of the Lollards 25

John Wycliffe 26

Theory of Property 28

Insurrection of Wat Tyler 29

Wycliffe's Influence declines 30

Death of Wycliffe 31

Insurrection of Oldcastle 34

Close of the Lollard Movement 35

New Birth of Protestantism 37

The Christian Brothers 38

Luther 39

Multiplication of Testaments 40

William Tyndal 41

The Antwerp Printing Press 42

The Christian Brothers 43

Wolsey's Persecutions 49

Story of Anthony Dalaber 57

Escape of Garret 69

Perplexity of the Authorities 70

The Ports are set for Garret's Capture 71

Garret goes to Bristol, and is taken 72

The Investigation at Oxford 73

Doctor London's Intercession 74

The Bishop of Lincoln 75

Oxford is Purged 76

Temper of the Protestants 77

The Fall of Wolsey brings no Relief 78

Sir Thomas More as Chancellor 79

Contrast between Wolsey and More 88

Martyrdom of Bilney 89

Martyrdom of James Bainham 90

Feelings of the People 92

Pavier the Town Clerk 93

The Worship of Relics 94

Roods and Relics 95

The Rood of Dovercourt 96

The Paladins 97

Early Life of Latimer 98

He goes to Cambridge 100

Latimer's Education 101

His Fame as a Preacher 102

He is appointed Chaplain to the King 103

His Defence of the Protestants 104

He is cited before the Bishops 105

Latimer before the Bishops 106

Thomas Cromwell 109

Will of Thomas Cromwell 116

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