The Resource The Catholics : the Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day, Roy Hattersley

The Catholics : the Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day, Roy Hattersley

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The Catholics : the Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day
Title
The Catholics
Title remainder
the Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day
Statement of responsibility
Roy Hattersley
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Throughout the three hundred years that followed the Act of Supremacy -- which, by making Henry VIII head of the Church, confirmed in law the breach with Rome -- English Catholics were prosecuted, persecuted and penalised for the public expression of their faith. Even after the passing of the emancipation acts Catholics were still the victims of institutionalised discrimination. The first book to tell the story of the Catholics in Britain in a single volume, The Catholics includes much previously unpublished information. It focuses on the lives, and sometimes deaths, of individual Catholics -- martyrs and apostates, priests and laymen, converts and recusants. It tells the story of the men and women who faced the dangers and difficulties of being what their enemies still call 'Papists'. It describes the laws which circumscribed their lives, the political tensions which influenced their position within an essentially Anglican nation and the changes in dogma and liturgy by which Rome increasingly alienated their Protestant neighbours -- and sometime even tested the loyalty of faithful Catholics. The survival of Catholicism in Britain is the triumph of more than simple faith. It is the victory of moral and spiritual unbending certainty. Catholicism survives because it does not compromise. It is a characteristic that excites admiration in even a hardened atheist
Cataloging source
NLE
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Hattersley, Roy
Dewey number
282.41
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BX1491
LC item number
.H38 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Katholische Kirche
  • Catholics
  • Catholics
  • Catholics
  • Catholics
  • Catholics
  • Catholics
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Großbritannien
  • Irland
Label
The Catholics : the Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day, Roy Hattersley
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-591) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 625 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781784741587
Lccn
2016436804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99971366169
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974522811
  • (OCoLC)ocn974522811
Label
The Catholics : the Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day, Roy Hattersley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-591) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 625 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781784741587
Lccn
2016436804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99971366169
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974522811
  • (OCoLC)ocn974522811

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