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Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century England: The Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Anthony Milton


This is a full-length study of one of the most prolific and controversial polemical authors of the seventeenth century. It provides a detailed analysis of the ways in which Laudian and royalist polemical literature was created, tracing continuities and changes in a single corpus of writings from 1621 through to 1662. In the process, the author presents new perspectives on the origins and development of Laudianism and ‘Anglicanism’, and on the tensions within royalist thought. The book is neither a conventional biography nor simply a study of printed works, but instead constructs an integrated ... More

Keywords: polemical author, seventeenth century, royalist polemical literature, Laudianism, Anglicanism, royalist thought, Peter Heylyn, royalism, English politics, early modern religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719064449
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719064449.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony Milton, author