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‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

N. H. Keeble


The 1662 Act of Uniformity and the consequent ‘ejections’ on 24 August (St Bartholomew's Day) of those who refused to comply with its stringent conditions comprise perhaps the single most significant episode in post‐Reformation English religious history. This book brings together nine original essays, written by experts in the field, which on the basis of new research examine afresh the nature and occasion of the Act, its repercussions and consequences, and the competing ways in which its effects came to be shaped in public memory. It avoids partisanship to engage with episcopalian, nonconform ... More

Keywords: Act of Uniformity, Restoration, nonconformity, Church of England, Black Bartholomew's Day, Gilbert Sheldon, Richard Baxter, Presbyterianism, episcopacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199688531
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

N. H. Keeble, editor
University of Stirling