The Resource Thomas Cranmer : a life, Diarmaid MacCulloch

Thomas Cranmer : a life, Diarmaid MacCulloch

Label
Thomas Cranmer : a life
Title
Thomas Cranmer
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Diarmaid MacCulloch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Thomas Cranmer was the architect of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer. He was the Archbishop who guided England through the early Reformation, and Henry VIII through the minefields of divorce. This is the first major biography for more than three decades, and the first for a century to exploit rich new manuscript sources in Britain and elsewhere. Diarmaid MacCulloch, one of the foremost scholars of the English Reformation, traces Cranmer from his east-midland roots to
  • Early Tudor Cambridge, into the household of the family of Anne Boleyn, and through the political labyrinth of the Henrician court. By then a major English statesman, living the life of a medieval prince-bishop, Cranmer navigated the church through the king's vacillations and finalized two successive English Prayer Books. MacCulloch skillfully reconstruction the crises which Cranmer negotiated, from his compromising association with three of Henry's divorces, the plot by
  • Religious conservatives to oust him, his role in the attempt to establish Lady Jane Grey as Queen, to the vengeance of the Catholic Mary Tudor. In gaol after Mary's accession, Cranmer nearly succumbed to recant his life's achievements, but was able to turn the very day of his death at the stake into a dramatic demonstration of his Protestant faith. From this vivid and fascinating account Cranmer emerges a more sharply-focused figure than before, more conservative early
  • In his career than admirers have allowed, more evangelical than Anglicanism would later find comfortable
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacCulloch, Diarmaid
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA317.8.C8
LC item number
M34 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cranmer, Thomas
  • Cranmer, Thomas
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • Statesmen
  • Theologians
  • Bishops
  • Bishops
  • Politics and government
  • Statesmen
  • Theologians
Label
Thomas Cranmer : a life, Diarmaid MacCulloch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 644-670) 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
Contents
1. Simple esquire: 1489-1503 -- 2. Cambridge years: 1503-29 -- 3. Campaign to end a marriage: 1527-33 -- 4. The reign of Queen Anne: 1533-6 -- 5. From Anne Boleyn to Thomas Cromwell: 1535-7 -- 6. A 'Reformed' Church? 1535-9 -- 7. Salvaging the cause: 1539-42 -- 8. A problem of survival: 1542-6 -- 9. Welcoming King Josiah: 1546-9 -- 10. 1549: Commotion in Church and commonwealth -- 11. Building a Protestant Church: 1550-52 -- 12. Paradise betrayed: 1552-3 -- 13. Condemned: 1553-6 -- 14. Aftermath and retrospect -- Appendix I: Was Stephen Nevinson Cranmer's anonymous biographer? -- Appendix II: The date of Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn -- Appendix III: University connections among close relatives, servants and households of Thomas Cranmer and Stephen Gardiner
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 692 pages
Isbn
9780300074482
Lccn
95049593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33819769
  • (OCoLC)ocm33819769
Label
Thomas Cranmer : a life, Diarmaid MacCulloch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 644-670) 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
Contents
1. Simple esquire: 1489-1503 -- 2. Cambridge years: 1503-29 -- 3. Campaign to end a marriage: 1527-33 -- 4. The reign of Queen Anne: 1533-6 -- 5. From Anne Boleyn to Thomas Cromwell: 1535-7 -- 6. A 'Reformed' Church? 1535-9 -- 7. Salvaging the cause: 1539-42 -- 8. A problem of survival: 1542-6 -- 9. Welcoming King Josiah: 1546-9 -- 10. 1549: Commotion in Church and commonwealth -- 11. Building a Protestant Church: 1550-52 -- 12. Paradise betrayed: 1552-3 -- 13. Condemned: 1553-6 -- 14. Aftermath and retrospect -- Appendix I: Was Stephen Nevinson Cranmer's anonymous biographer? -- Appendix II: The date of Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn -- Appendix III: University connections among close relatives, servants and households of Thomas Cranmer and Stephen Gardiner
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 692 pages
Isbn
9780300074482
Lccn
95049593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33819769
  • (OCoLC)ocm33819769

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