The English Reformation And Catholic Counter

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The English Reformation and Catholic Counter


Literally, 'reformation' means an act of reforming, amending and improving. Capitalised and preceded by the definite article, 'The Reformation' identifies that period and process in the 16th Century in Europe which saw the doctrine and power of the Roman Catholic Church challenged and in many cases replaced by the various forms of Protestant religion. This paper discusses the english reformation and catholic counter.


However, political and economic factors also determined its course and nature: the hostility of rulers and jurists to the temporal encroachments of the Vatican; the growing wealth of the clergy, and the ...
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