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Author Childs, Jessie, 1976-

Title God's traitors : terror and faith in Elizabethan England / Jessie Childs.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    942.055 CHI    Available
Description xxiv, 443 pages, 16 pages of plates ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references( pages 407-419) and index.
Contents Prelude: the calm before Campion -- William and Henry. The enterprise is begun ; To be a perfect Catholic ; Lying lips ; Worldly woes ; Refuse of the world ; Flibbertigibbets ; Atheistical Anthony Babington's complotment ; Lambs to the slaughter -- Eleanor and Anne. The widow and the virgin ; Fright and rumour ; Mrs Brooksby's household ; Virgo becomes Virago ; Hurly burly ; Hot holy ladies -- Eliza. Brazen-faced bravados ; Assy reprobateness ; Long John with the little beard ; St Peter's net -- Powder treason. This stinking king ; Desperate attempts ; Quips and quiddities ; Strange and unlooked for letters ; In the hole ; Two ghosts ; That woman ; Yours forever.
Summary Tells the fascinating story of one Catholic family, the Vauxes of Harrowden Hall, from the foundation of the Church of England in the 1530s to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, and their struggle to keep the faith in Protestant England. --Publisher's description.
Subject Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Relations with Catholics.
Vaux, William, Baron, 1535-1595.
Vaulx family.
Anti-Catholicism -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Persecution -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Catholics -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
England -- Church history -- 16th century.
ISBN 9780199392353 (acid-free paper)
0199392358 (acid-free paper)

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