The Tudor revolution in religion
The twentieth-century debate
in The Debate on the English Reformation
Abstract only
Log-in for full text

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

manchesterhive requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals - to see content that you/your institution should have access to, please log in through your library system or with your personal username and password.

If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/extracts and download selected front and end matter. 

Institutions can purchase access to individual titles; please contact manchesterhive@manchester.ac.uk for pricing options.

ACCESS TOKENS

If you have an access token for this content, you can redeem this via the link below:

Redeem token

Frederick Pollard saw the Henrician Reformation as the culmination of the long struggle between spiritual and temporal powers in England. The field of historical studies in Britain had undergone profound changes since 1902, in no small part due to Pollard's own endeavours. The English Reformation, A.G. Dickens's general history looked at the respective roles of Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell from a somewhat different perspective. Historians in the twentieth century had previously denied that England's monarchy was a despotism. Geoffrey Elton produced a plethora of scholarly monographs and learned articles which contributed to the debate on the Reformation. These included The Tudor Constitution: Documents and Commentary, The Tudor Revolution in Government and England under The Tudors. For Elton, who was prone to see sixteenth-century men and women through twentieth-century or even nineteenth-century spectacles, religion was often ignored as a factor of importance.

Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 43 15 7
Full Text Views 45 18 0
PDF Downloads 27 10 1