New College

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byHastings Rashdall

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1901 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI THE REFORMATION STRUGGLES In the modest Oxford Renaissance we have seen New College taking a prominent part; but the conservatism of the New College Humanists will have prepared us to find that, in the Reformation movement which followed, New College men are for the most part--though there was a zealous minority of Protestants--lukewarm or hostile. In the earliest phase of the Reformation movement under Henry VIII., it was, indeed, the fate of the College to bear, through its Warden, an unfortunately conspicuous part. However beneficial the suppression of the monasteries may have been, however well confirmed are many of the charges brought against them by the King's Commissioners, the task involved a good deal of dirty work. For such work every qualification was possessed by John London, D.C.L. (F. 1505-18), who, after holding the College living of Adderbury and other preferments, became Warden of New College in 1526. He was already Canon of York and of Lincoln, and afterwards became also Dean of Wallingford (1546) and of Oseney (1542); he also held a stall MARTYRDOM OF QUINBY 101 at Saram, and the College rectory of Stanton St. John. When the persecution of Lutherans was in favour, London was foremost in the gruesome task. We find him (as official to the Bishop or Archdeacon) hearing accusations of heresy as early as 1520 in the parsonage of Stanton Harcourt. In 1533 he is engaged with the Commissary or Vice-Chancellor and the Dean of Christ Church in the proceedings against the little Oxford group of Bible-readers. When Master Garret, Curate of Honey Lane in London, was caught in Oxford selling Tyndale's New Testament to scholars, and managed to escape, we hear of the Commissary fetching the Dean of Cardinal College (now Christ Church) out of t...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1901 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI THE REFORMATION STRUGGLES In the modest Oxford Renaissance we have seen New College taking a prominent part; but the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217261906

ISBN - 13:9780217261906

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