William Frederick Yeames, Wyclif Giving "The Poor Priests" His Translation of the Bible

Lollardy and the Reformation in England, 4 Volumes

James Gairdner [1828-1912], Lollardy and the Reformation in England. An Historical Survey, 4 Vols.

Today’s free book is James Gairdner’s 4 Volume work on Lollardy and the Reformation in England. This public domain set was digitised from the copies held in Spurgeon’s College library.

James Gairdner [1828-1912], Lollardy and the Reformation in England. An Historical Survey, 4 Vols. London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1908-1913. pp.578+506+415+422. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Contents, Volume 1

  • Book I: The Lollards
    1. The Early Lollards
    2. Of Heresies, Schisms, and Councils
    3. Writers against Lollardy
    4. The Eve of the Reformation
  • Book II: Royal Supremacy
    1. Forces at Work in the Reformation before Queen Elizabeth
    2. How the Past was viewed under Queen Elizabeth
    3. The Church and Heretics before the Act of Supremacy
    4. Martyrs for Rome
    5. Sir Thomas More’s Writings

Contents, Volume 2

  • Book III: The Fall of the Monasteries
    1. Further Trials of the Faithful
    2. Visitation and Suppression of Monasteries
    3. Further Proceedings against Monasteries—and against Superstitions
    4. German Protestantism and the Act of the Six Articles
  • Book IV: The Reign of the English Bible
    1. The Story of the English Bible
    2. The Making of Formularies
    3. Katherine Parr and the New Learning
    4. Result sUnder Henry VIII
    • Index

Contents, Volume 3

  • Introduction
  • Book V: Juvinile Supremacy
    1. Beginning of the Protectorate
    2. The Progress of Innovation
    3. England, Trent, and the ‘Interim’
  • Book VI: Lollardy in Power
    1. Warwick, Gardines, and Cranmer
    2. The Episcopal, Revolution and Bishop Hooper
    3. Destroying ‘The Altars of Baal’
    4. The Great Conspiracy
    • Index

Contents, Volume 4

  • Introduction
  • Book VII: Queen Mary’s First Half-Year
    1. Mary’s First Trials
    2. Foreign Influences
    3. Mary’s First Parliament
    4. Parliament and Religion
  • Book VIII: The Spanish Marriage
    1. The Organised Insurrection
    2. The Suppression of the Insurrections
    3. “The Queen’s Proceedings”
    4. The Lady Elizabeth
    5. Heretics painted mostly by Themselves
    6. Spirit of the Edwardine Party
    7. The Queen’s Marriage
    • Index

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