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1

What does Mervyn James argue created the "good society"?

‘the “good society” involved the harmonious incorporation of the members, each in his own appropriate way, into the wholeness of the body of the realm’

2

What does Mervyn James argue about Catholic practices?

They were 'socially divisive' - contributing to the success of the Reformation and its inclusivity
(however, tension as individual interpretation of Protestantism encouraged sectarianism)

3

What does Francis Bacon (1605) argue about moral virtues?

‘moral virtues are in the mind of man by habit and not by nature’ – historical relativity

4

What does Montaigne suggest about 'the laws of conscience'?

‘The laws of conscience, which we pretend to be derived from nature, proceed from custom; every one, having an inward veneration for the opinions and manners approved and received amongst his own people, cannot, without very great reluctance, depart from them’

5

What did the 1547 Homily on Obedience suggest about soical order?

of social hierarchy as ‘a most excellent and perfect order’ ordained by God; ‘for when there is no right order, there reigneth all abuse’
‘The holy Apostle Peter commandeth servants to be obedient to their masters, not onely if they be good and gentle, but also if they be euill and froward’

6

What does Charles Moseley suggest man's make-up mirrored? (System of correspondences)

‘man in his make-up mirrored the very structure of the universe’
Notes 'sub-hierarchies' in Renaissance thought which may correspond to each other

7

William Hull, The MIrror Of Majesty (sermon)

“There be four degrees of honour; Externall by riches, Internall by virtue, Naturall by birth, Supernaturall by grace. Of these the last is the first”