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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. absolutely integrating Pole’s English and Continental eu stories, 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' existence, as much as his exile within the 1530s, in addition to in his ultimate years in England (1554-58), this publication explores his shut courting, either genealogical and emotional, with Henry VIII and Mary I. Portraying Pole as a vital determine within the Catholic-Protestant department, which nonetheless impacts Britain this present day, this booklet information the 1st, and to date final, try to restoration Roman Catholicism because the 'national faith' of britain and Wales by means of telling the life-story of the hinge determine in forging English spiritual and political id for numerous centuries. the ultimate element of this ebook attracts jointly vital and illuminating resource fabric written through Pole in the course of his years as Archbishop of Canterbury.

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