Catholic Reformation in Ireland: The Mission of Rinuccini 1645-1649

Hardcover | December 9, 2003

byTadhg O Hannrachain

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The success of the Irish Counter-Reformation was a crucial development in the history of the island and subsequently a vital component in the troubled relationship between Ireland and Britain. For centuries the politics of the archipelago have been affected by conflicts whose deepest rootsare located in the religious changes of the seventeenth century. This book offers a scholarly and dramatic reappraisal of a central episode in the extension of Catholic reform to the island, the papal nunciature of GianBattista Rinuccini. Tadhg O hAnnrachain situates Rinuccini's mission in itswider European context, and provides an entirely new perspective, not only on the man at the heart of events during the turbulent 1640s, but also on the seventeenth-century penetration of Catholic reform into Ireland and on the Irish theatre of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.

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The success of the Irish Counter-Reformation was a crucial development in the history of the island and subsequently a vital component in the troubled relationship between Ireland and Britain. For centuries the politics of the archipelago have been affected by conflicts whose deepest rootsare located in the religious changes of the se...

Tadhg O hAnnrachain is a Lecturer in Modern Irish History, University College Dublin.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:338 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.95 inPublished:December 9, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. The Genesis of the NunciatureIntroduction1. The Rebellion of 1641 and the Evolution of the Confederate Catholics of Ireland2. Development and Reform in the Irish Church 1618-16453. the Background and Formation of the NuncioII. Rinuccini in Ireland4. Resistance to the Ormond Peace5. The Attrition of Influence December 1646 - February 16486. The End of the Nunciature7. The Nuncio, Religious Reform, and the Irish Clergy8. ConclusionAppendicesGlossaryBibliographical NoteBibliographyIndex

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