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Rogeri Widdringtoni, Catholici Angli ad Sanctissimum Dominum Paulum Quintun, pontificem max. humillima supplicatio
'Roger Widdrington' is the pen name of Thomas Preston, a Catholic monk and the author of several controversial works. There was also a real Roger Widdrington, who was a member of a Northumbrian family and a staunch Catholic - an interesting…
This devotional work by Robert Parsons, a Catholic Jesuit priest, was edited by Edmund Bunny to make it suitable for Protestant readers, removing references to Purgatory and the Virgin Mary. There were 24 editions of the Protestant version, against…
A theological work on the existence and nature of God, 'proved, by naturall reasons, and secular authorities, for the reducing of infidels: and, by Scriptures, and Fathers, for the confirming of Christians'. Read the full text of this edition here.
The homilies are two books of sermons which expand the teachings of the Church of England, which were appointed to be read out each Sunday.
John Jewell's 'Apology of the Church of England' attempts to provide a statement of the faith for the Church of England, and to answer Catholic challenges to Protestantism. Read the full text of this edition here.
The Book of Common Prayer was the first prayer book to set out the words to be spoken in church services in English rather than in Latin. It was first…