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Author Rounding, Virginia, author.

Title The burning time : Henry VIII, Bloody Mary, and the Protestant martyrs of London / Virginia Rounding.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2017.


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  272.6 ROUNDING    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  272 ROU    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  272.6 ROU    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  272.6 ROUNDING    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  272.6 ROUNDING    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xvi, 459 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color ; 25 cm
Note First published in Great Britain by Macmillan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: setting the scene -- Boiling, burning and ambition -- Fuel for the fire -- The making of martyrs -- Recantations and reversals -- Dissolution and discipline -- "Lo, faithless men against me rise" -- Denunciations and near-escapes -- Protestantism in the ascendant -- "Turn, and turn, and turn again" -- Dominicans in Smithfield -- Ceremonies of martyrdom -- "I will pay my vows to thee, oh Smithfield" -- Matters of conscience -- Constancy and conflagration -- Epilogue: "By the light of burning martyrs".
Summary Offers an account of the religious persecutions in England under Henry VIII and his daughter, Mary, with a focus on the lives of Baron Richard Rich, who played a role in the persecutions, and John Deane, who managed to avoid them throughout the period.
Subject Christian martyrs -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.
Christian heretics -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.
Smithfield (London, England) -- History -- 16th century.
Martyrdom -- Christianity -- History -- 16th century.
Persecution -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward VI, 1547-1553.
Great Britain -- History -- Mary I, 1553-1558.
England -- Church history -- 16th century.
Christian heretics. (OCoLC)fst01727965
Christian martyrs. (OCoLC)fst00859342
Martyrdom -- Christianity. (OCoLC)fst01010907
Persecution. (OCoLC)fst01058354
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
England -- London. (OCoLC)fst01204271
England -- London -- Smithfield. (OCoLC)fst01315137
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Chronological Term 1500-1599
Genre/Form Church history. (OCoLC)fst01411629
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781250040640 (hardcover)
1250040647 (hardcover)
9781466836242 (ebook)
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