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Prophesying’s

1570s

Encouraged radicalism; threat to State

2

Grindal confined

1576

For failing to suppress – even encouraged

3

Classical Presbyterianism

Met in secret aiming to reorganise Church to Geneva model

Geoffrey Elton: largest threat

4

300-400 ministers removed (for prophesying’s)

1583

Role of Whitgift

5

Illegal pamphlets, printing presses

1580s

Elitist? 5% literate

6

“Treatise of Reformation without tarrying for any”

Robert Browne

Eventually submits to Whitgift

7

Copping and Thacker ex.

1583

Distribution of Browne’s work

8

Barrow and Greenwood ex.

1593

Leaders of separatists

9

Martin Marprelate tracts

1588-9

10

Real, genuine threat

J.R. Green

11

Classical Presbyterianism real threat

Geoffrey Elton

12

Threat fabricated/ exaggerated by EI

Johnson

Death penalty – clearly seen as massive threat

13

Too divided to reach aim

P. Lake

14

Exaggerated threat

John Guy

15

Strickland Bill

1571

Reform of the Book of Common Prayer

Removed from Commons

16

Field’s Admonition to Parliament

1572

NEALE: orchestrated campaign to purify the Church

Revisionist: Anti-Catholic pressure from Council which feared for EI safety following Ridolfi Plot

17

Turner

1584

Suggested changes to Prayer Book and a Calvinist style church government

Parliament itself refused to hear Turner’s bill

Jailed

18

Cope’s Bill and Book

1586: assassination of William of Orange, Babington Plot7

Campaign to replace the Anglican prayer book and organisation with Calvinist ones

NEALE: well-organised group hijacked session

GRAVES: led by mere handful of men who “lacked general parliamentary sympathy or support, and were easily smothered by government action”