Table of contents for Catholicism and community in early modern England : politics, aristocratic patronage, and religion, c. 1550-1640 / Michael Questier.

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List of Illustrations 14
Preface 17
Note on the Text 21
List of Abbreviations 22
1 Introduction 44
The Fate of the Records 60
Recapturing the Catholic Community 63
The Catholic Aristocracy as Patrons and Leaders 72
2 The local setting 98
The Enforcement and Limits of the Lawagainst Catholic Non-
conformity 116
Kinship Networks in Early Modern Aristocratic and Gentry
Local Political Culture 144
Conclusion 153
3 The emergence of a Catholic dynasty: The Brownes of Cowdray 181
Marriage Alliances and the Brownes 190
Catholic Politics, Family Politics 225
4 The Brownes, catholicism and politics until the Ridolfi Plot 264
The Accession of Elizabeth 276
The Issue of Loyalty 289
Diplomatic Service and Domestic Opposition 298
The 1568 Political Crisis and the 1569 Rebellion 320
5 The Brownes, catholicism and politics from the 1570s until the early
1590s 358
The Anjou Match 363
Radical and 'Moderate' Catholicism in the 1580s 369
The Queen Visits Cowdray 385
Conclusion 398
6 The entourage of the first Viscount Montague 426
The Function of the Entourage 426
7 The household at Battle Abbey and the Lady Magdalen's entourage490
8 The 1590s to the Gunpowder Plot 540
The Second Viscount Montague Starts to Look about Himself 540
The Entourage strikes an Oblique Blow for Tolerance 558
The Appellant Dispute (1598--1602) and the Emergence of
the Second Viscount Montague as a Catholic Leader 569
The Viscount and the Appellants 586
The Accession of James Stuart 595
The Gunpowder Plot 622
Conclusion 633
9 Catholic politics and clerical culture after the accession of James
Stuart 666
The Role of the Clergy 675
'The Conversion of England' 686
Catholicism and the Issue of Hierarchy 704
The Politics of Clerical Residence 709
Conclusion 715
10 The household and circle of the second Viscount Montague 725
Chaplains 728
Divisions within the Entourage 749
Conclusion 764
11 'Grand Captain' or 'Little Lord': the second Viscount Montague
as catholic leader 789
The Pro-Episcopal Lobby Makes its Move 795
Montague Confronts the Regime 815
The Court, Mid-Jacobean Politics and the Brownes 861
12 The later Jacobean and early Caroline period 897
The 1621 Parliament 898
The Consecration of William Bishop as Bishop of Chalcedon 919
The 1624 Parliament, the French Match and the Death of
William Bishop 932
The Priests and the Diplomats 941
Richard Smith Succeeds William Bishop 946
Richard Smith Enters upon his Domain 961
The End of the Honeymoon Period 966
Conclusion 972
13 The second Viscount Montague, his entourage and the approbation
Controversy 1002
Episcopal Government and a Rhetoric of Order 1007
The Second Viscount Montague's Role in the Controversy 1020
Denouement 1056
The Visit to Douai 1065
Conclusion 1069
14 Catholicism, clientage networks and the debates of the 1630s 1089
'Bustling Chalcedon is Dead in the Nest' 1089
Patrons and Priests in the 1630s: English Catholicism Rede-
fines Itself 1099
The King, the Laudians, the Puritans and the Catholics 1120
15 Epilogue: the Civil War and after 1146
Appendix 1 The Brownes in town and country 1176
Appendix 2 The families of Browne, Dormer, Gage and Arundell 1195
Index 0000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Catholic Church -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Catholic Church -- England -- History -- 17th century.
England -- Church history -- 16th century.
England -- Church history -- 17th century.